The tin drum
(Book)

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Published
New York : Vintage Books, 1990, ©1989.
ISBN
067972575X, 9780679725756
Lexile measure
1220L
Status
Oak Brook Public Library - Fiction
GRASS
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Book
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Physical Desc
591 pages ; 21 cm.
Language
English
Lexile measure
1220

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General Note
Translation of: Die Blechtrommel.
Description
Acclaimed as the greatest German novel written since the end of World War II, The Tin Drum is the autobiography of thirty-year-old Oskar Matzerath who has lived through the long Nazi nightmare and who, as the novel begins, is being held in a mental institution. Willfully stunting his growth at three feet for many years, wielding his tin drum and piercing scream as anarchistic weapons, he provides a profound yet hilarious perspective on both German history and the human condition in the modern world.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Grass, G. (19901989). The tin drum. 1st Vintage International ed. New York: Vintage Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Grass, Günter, 1927-2015. 19901989. The Tin Drum. New York: Vintage Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Grass, Günter, 1927-2015, The Tin Drum. New York: Vintage Books, 19901989.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Grass, Günter. The Tin Drum. 1st Vintage International ed. New York: Vintage Books, 19901989. Print.

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