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Title:
Amsterdam : a traveler's literary companion
Author:
Wolf, Manfred, 1935-
Publication Information:
San Francisco : Whereabouts Press : Distributed to the trade by Consortium Book Sales & Distribution, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xiii, 238 pages : map ; 19 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
City and people. Amsterdam / Cees Nooteboom -- Sunday morning / J.J. Voskuil -- Chickens / Simon Carmiggelt ; Canals. The three galleries / J. Bernlef -- Cafe Walem / Martin Bril -- Soft landings / Remco Campert ; Jordaan. A pounding heart / Marion Bloem ; Red-light district. Living in the red-light district / Maarten 't Hart ; Centraal Station and beyond. Rambling around Centraal Station / Geert Mak -- Staring out the rear window / Hermine Landvreugd ; Gay Amsterdam. The light at the end of the tunnel / Gerrit Komrij -- Flesh and blood / Bas Heijne ; Jewish Amsterdam. Business / Lizzy Sara May -- The decline and fall of the Boslowits family / Gerard Reve -- The return / Marga Minco ; South. The assault / Harry Mulisch ; Vondelpark. Apolline / Hafid Bouazza.
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ISBN:
9781883513092
Format :
Book