Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo ; , [vi], 234 pages
Publisher: Orlando: Harcourt, Inc., 2002.
A most handsome first printing of the first US edition in fine condition in alike dust jacket. Signed by author and Nobel Laureate Günter Grass.
Born to an unwed mother on a lifeboat of the Wilhelm Gustloff on the night of the attack by a Soviet submarine in January 1945, Paul Pokriefke, a middle-aged journalist, is trying to piece together the tragic events. "Scuttling backward to move forward", Crabwalk is Nobel Laureate Grass' examination of the ways different generations of Germans now view their past. Translated from the original German by Krishna Winston.