The Shoe Tester of Frankfurt

Philip Boehm (Author) Philip Boehm (Translator)
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Description

This brief and poignant novel from Germany explores existential questions as its 46-year-old narrator reflects on broken relationships and other failures, and struggles to come to terms with life.

The Shoe Tester of Frankfurt by Wilhelm Genazino, 2004 recipient of the Georg-Buchner-Preis, Germany's highest literary honor, is finally available to English-speaking readers in a pitch-perfect translation by Philip Boehm.

Employed by a high-end shoe manufacturer to test new

Product Details

Price
$15.95
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
July 01, 2006
Pages
132
Dimensions
5.26 X 0.45 X 8.02 inches | 0.48 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780811215831
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About the Author

Philip Boehm is an American playwright, theater director, and the translator of numerous books, including Ingeborg Bachmann's Malina (forthcoming from New Directions).

Philip Boehm has translated numerous works from German and Polish by writers including Ingeborg Bachmann, Franz Kafka, and Stefan Chwin. He lives in St. Louis, where he is the artistic director of Upstream Theater.