High as the waters rise : a novel
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Posten, Anne, translator.
Published
New York : Catapult, [2019].
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306 pages ; 24 cm
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Published
New York : Catapult, [2019].
Language
English

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"First published in Germany as Wie hoch die Wasser steigen in 2018" -- verso.
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"One night aboard an oil drilling platform in the Atlantic, Waclaw returns to his cabin to find that his bunkmate and companion, Mátyás, has gone missing. A search of the rig confirms his fear that Mátyás has fallen into the sea. Grief-stricken, he embarks on an epic emotional and physical journey that takes him to Morocco, to Budapest and Mátyás's hometown in Hungary, to Malta, Italy, and finally to the mining town of his childhood in Germany. Waclaw's encounters along the way with other lost and yearning souls - Mátyás's angry, grieving half-sister; lonely rig workers on shore leave; a truck driver who watches the world change from his driver's seat - bring us closer to his origins while also revealing the problems of a globalized economy dependent on waning natural resources. High as the Waters Rise is a stirring exploration of male intimacy, the nature of memory and grief, and the cost of freedom - the story of a man who stands at the margins of a society from which he has profited little, though its functioning depends on his labor." --,(Source of summary not specified)
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In English. Translated from the German.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kampmann, A., & Posten, A. (2019). High as the waters rise: a novel . Catapult.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kampmann, Anja and Anne, Posten. 2019. High As the Waters Rise: A Novel. Catapult.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kampmann, Anja and Anne, Posten. High As the Waters Rise: A Novel Catapult, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kampmann, Anja,, and Anne Posten. High As the Waters Rise: A Novel Catapult, 2019.

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