Dreaming of Hitler: passions & provocations

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Crown Publishers, May 27, 1997 - Literary Collections - 363 pages
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A frequent contributor to The New Yorker and The New York Times Book Review presents a collection of semi-autobiographical essays treating such subjects as the Holocaust, fun with spanking, and religious disillusionment. 15,000 first printing.

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"If there is any overriding theme to this collection, I would say that it is one of exposure, pulling or coaxing out of the closet some of the many skeletons we habitually shove inside it." From ... Read full review

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It was not what I thought it would be. I was a bit disappointed as too graphic for my reading comfort. Read full review


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About the author (1997)

Daphne Merkin's work appears regularly in The New Yorker, The New York Times Book Review, and other leading periodicals. Her highly regarded novel, Enchantment, won the Edward Lewis Wallant Award. Born and raised in New York City, she is a graduate of Barnard College. She lives in Manhattan with her young daughter and is at work on a novel called The Discovery of Sex.

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