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Who Was David Weiser?

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ISBN-10: 0156001276

ISBN-13: 9780156001274

Edition: N/A

Authors: Pawel Huelle

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In Gdansk, three boys and a girl fall under the spell of a mysterious classmate, David Weiser. Weiser and thegirl vanish, leaving the three other boys to explain to the authorities. "Tender, beautifully written and puzzling" (New York Times Book Review). Translated by Michael Kandel. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book. Harvest in Translation series
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 12/5/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

A novelist and author of a volume of verse, born in Gdansk in 1957, Huelle is a graduate in Polish of the Gdansk University, and has also worked in that city as an employee of the "Solidarity" press office, university lecturer, journalist, director of the Gdansk Polish Television Center and, most recently, as a columnist for "Gazeta Wyborcza". Huelle has found enormous success as a writer and been honored with many prestigious awards. His books, and especially his first novel "Weiser Dawidek" (1987) - classed by critics as "the book of the decade," "a masterpiece" and "a literary triumph" - have been widely translated. "Weiser Dawidek" is set in Gdansk in 1957 and concerns the mysterious…