9781419697319

Vienna Blood

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  • ISBN13:

    9781419697319

  • ISBN10:

    1419697315

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-09-18
  • Publisher: Booksurge Llc
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Summary

In this volume, the author recalls his teenage years in the 1950's,which are saturated with all the tribulations and anxieties of dailylife ' in school, on the street, with his friends and with the oppositesex. The city of Vienna, Austria, with its history and beauty providesthe background to his stories. But it does more: it lingers as a preciouspart of his life, a place where he first experienced love and friendship,as well as teen angst and fear of failure. His appreciation for the musicof Strauss, Mozart et al, and local Viennese compositions also stemsfrom that time. The title, Vienna Blood ('œWiener Blut' in German),refers to a popular song of the era, and is meant to show how quicklythe unique Viennese blood can heat up in the pursuit of love.

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