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The fox was ever the hunter : a novel / Herta Müller ; translated by Philip Boehm.

Müller, Herta, 1953- (author.). Boehm, Philip, (translator.).

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch FIC MUL (Text) 37516002021486 Adult Print--Fiction Available -
Kendallville PL - Limberlost Branch FICTION MULLER (Text) 37516002021487 Adult Print--Fiction Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon F MUL (Text) 34330513038688 Adult - General Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville FIC MUL (Text) 37323005266104 FICTION Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780805093025
  • ISBN: 0805093028
  • Physical Description: 237 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Company, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published in German as Der Fuchs war damals schon der Jäger: Reinbek bei Hamburg : Rowohlt, 1992.
Summary, etc.: "Romania--the last months of the Ceausescu regime. Adina is a young schoolteacher. Paul is a musician. Clara works in a wire factory. Pavel is Clara's lover. But one of them works for the secret police and is reporting on all of the group. One day Adina returns home to discover that her fox fur rug has had its tail cut off. On another occasion it's the hindleg. Then a foreleg. The mutilated fur is a sign that she is being tracked by the secret police--the fox was ever the hunter. Images of photographic precision combine into a kaleidoscope of terror as Adina and her friends struggle to keep mind and body intact in a world pervaded by complicity and permeated with fear, where it's hard to tell victim from perpetrator."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Romania > History > 1944-1989 > Fiction.
Genre: Political fiction.

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