Heimat. Lejos de Mi Hogar / Heimat: a German Family Album

Author(s): Nora Krug

Graphic Novel

« C mo vas a saber qui n eres, si no entiendes de d nde vienes?

Perteneciente a la segunda generaci n de alemanes nacidos tras el final de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, Nora Krug creci luchando contra la profunda ambivalencia que le provocaba el pasado reciente de su pa s. Durante sus viajes de joven, su acento s lo suscitaba reacciones desagradables, una rabia que entend a y compart a.

Tras casi veinte a os en Estados Unidos, Nora Krug decidi que nunca sabr a qui n era si no se enfrentaba a su lugar de procedencia. En Heimat, la autora documenta este viaje a trav s de las vidas de los miembros de su familia durante el r gimen nazi y la representaci n visual de su regreso a un pa s a n marcado por la guerra. Bellamente ilustrada y muy emotiva, Heimat es una poderosa meditaci n sobre la b squeda de la identidad cultural y el significado de la historia y la patria.

ENGLISH DESCRIPTION

The German bestseller - a powerful and deeply affecting graphic memoir that explores identity, guilt and the meaning of home

*WINNER of the The National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography*

One of the Guardian's '50 Biggest Books of Autumn 2018'

The New York Times Critics' Top Books of 2018

Nora Krug grew up as a second-generation German after the end of the Second World War, struggling with a profound ambivalence towards her country's recent past. Travelling as a teenager, her accent alone evoked raw emotions in the people she met, an anger she understood, and shared.

Seventeen years after leaving Germany for the US, Nora Krug decided she couldn't know who she was without confronting where she'd come from. In Heimat, she documents her journey investigating the lives of her family members under the Nazi regime, visually charting her way back to a country still tainted by war. Beautifully illustrated and lyrically told, Heimat is a powerful meditation on the search for cultural identity, and the meaning of history and home.

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General Fields

  • : 9788416131549
  • : Publicaciones y Ediciones Salamandra, S.A.
  • : 1.13398
  • : November 2020
  • : 1.16 Inches X 7.78 Inches X 10.51 Inches
  • : books

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  • : Nora Krug
  • : Hardback
  • : Spanish
  • : 288