Address Unknown

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Washington Square Press, Apr 1, 2001 - Fiction - 64 pages
A rediscovered classic, originally published in 1938 --
and now an international bestseller.
Address
Unknown

When it first appeared in Story magazine in 1938, Address Unknown became an immediate social phenomenon and literary sensation. Published in book form a year later and banned in Nazi Germany, it garnered high praise in the United States and much of Europe.
A series of fictional letters between a Jewish art dealer living in San Francisco and his former business partner, who has returned to Germany, Address Unknown is a haunting tale of enormous and enduring impact.

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User Review  - Kathl33n - LibraryThing

Wow. How do I react to this? Cheer? Cry? Feel horrified? Drop my jaw in disbelief and shock? Honestly I am feeling all the feels. What a massive thought bomb this very short book is! While this story ... Read full review

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User Review  - margaretfield - LibraryThing

short read, two friends sending letters back and forth between US and Germany just before WWII. Something kind of great how it articulates the descent from friendship to antisemitic hate. Read full review

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Kathrine Kressmann Taylor (1903-1996) was an American author known mostly for Address Unknown, which is credited with exposing, early on, the dangers of Nazism to the American public.

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