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Off the tracks : a novel / by Inge Merkel ; translated by Dennis McCort ; afterword by Gerd K. Schneider.

Author/Creator:
Merkel, Inge, 1922-2006, author.
Standardized Title:
Aus den Geleisen. English
Publication:
Riverside, California : Ariadne Press, 2016.
Series:
Studies in Austrian literature, culture, and thought. Translation series.
Studies in Austrian literature, culture, and thought translation series
Format/Description:
Book
255 pages ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Austrians -- Mexico -- Fiction.
Mexico City (Mexico) -- Fiction.
Culture conflict -- Fiction.
Austrians.
Culture conflict.
Mexico.
Mexico -- Mexico City.
Local subjects:
Developed countries. (search)
Global financial crisis, 2008-2009. (search)
Form/Genre:
Humorous fiction.
Fiction.
Humorous fiction.
Summary:
"A group of middle-class Viennese tourists lands at the Mexico City airport to begin an extended tour of the country and its culture. What could go wrong? A great deal, it turns out, both within the group with its skewed dynamics and between the group and "the locals" in this often hilarious clash of cultures"-- Provided by publisher.
Notes:
Translated from the German.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
McCort, Dennis, translator.
Schneider, Gerd K., 1931- author of afterword.
ISBN:
9781572412019
1572412011
OCLC:
951018040
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