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Frederick Reuss


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Paperback (5/3/2008)


When a solitary man stumbles upon a cache of photographs, sometimes--and only sometimes--he can sense the lives of the people in them. Sometimes he can find in their faces, and in the way they hold themselves or the way they perform before the camera, the light trace of their story.

Following just that path, acclaimed novelist Frederick Reuss has created a love story of historic proportions. Mohr: A Novel is about a man and wife whose life together is marked irreparably by a deeply troubled and world-testing era.

With the sort of enthralling narrative step that always marks his work, Reuss allows their story to rise from a cache of photographs he uncovered in Germany--photographs from the 1920s and '30s of the exiled Jewish playwright and novelist Max Mohr; K the, the beautiful wife he left behind; and Eva, their daughter, who would live through it all but would never really understand what had happened.

Unbridled Books, 9781932961171, 312pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2006