The Resource Crazy in Berlin, by Thomas Berger, (electronic resource)

Crazy in Berlin, by Thomas Berger, (electronic resource)

Label
Crazy in Berlin
Title
Crazy in Berlin
Statement of responsibility
by Thomas Berger
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thomas Berger's debut novel of a young man tumultuously coming of age in postwar Germany Carlo Reinhart, a young American army medic stationed in Germany, confronts a disturbing new world following the end of World War II. Living in Berlin, a city fractured into barricaded sectors by the occupying powers, Reinhart begins to drive himself mad with memories of the evils he has witnessed and questions about how the atrocities took place. When he meets an idealistic Jew named Nathan Schild, Reinhart's turmoil grows more acute. Schild works for both the Americans and the Russians, and he becomes a flashpoint for Reinhart's anguish over the world's vast contradictions. When Schild's escapades lead to a powerful turning point, Reinhart is forced to come to terms with life's ambiguities as well as with his own evolving identity. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Thomas Berger including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection
Member of
Summary
Reinhart, stationed in Germany at the end of World War II, has strong feelings of guilt about Nazi treatment of the Jews, which his relationships with American Jews and others intensify
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
015278
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1924-2014
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Berger, Thomas
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
Series statement
Reinhart saga
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Americans
  • Middle class men
  • Soldiers
  • Berlin (Germany)
Target audience
adult
Label
Crazy in Berlin, by Thomas Berger, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11549956
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480400900
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11549956
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Crazy in Berlin, by Thomas Berger, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11549956
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480400900
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11549956
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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