Book Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: New York: Harcourt, Inc., 2007.
A wonderful first American edition/first printing in unread Very Fine condition in like dust-jacket. SIGNED by author Günter Grass directly on title page;
Nobel Prize winning author Günter Grass' autobiography causing controversy because of his admission of volunteering for the submarine corps at the age of 15 and then being drafted into the Waffen SS, the combat force of the SS, in 1944 when he was 17. Much of the German novelist's work has dealt with the idea of morally dealing with one's past, in this case Germany's collective conscious ; [vi], 425,  pages.