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Released from a concentration camp after the war, Aron Blank looks for and eventually finds the only other surviving member of his family, his son Mark, whom he was forced to abandon when Mark was only two years old. Working first in the black market and later as a Russian interpreter, Aron tries to rebuild a normal life for himself and his son in East Berlin. Decades later, with Mark lost in the Six-Day War, Aron tells his story to a young interviewer - the flow of his poignant narrative occasionally interrupted by their brief exchanges, which are peppered with humor. Written with the understated elegance that brought Becker worldwide acclaim for Jacob the Liar, this is a rare portrait of Jewish life in postwar Germany and a profoundly human story of survival, friendship, and fatherly love.

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Used availability for Jurek Becker's The Boxer

Hardback Editions

July 2002 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Boxer: A Novel
Author(s): Jurek Becker
ISBN: 1-55970-615-5 / 978-1-55970-615-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Arcade Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


Paperback Editions

July 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Boxer: A Novel
Author(s): Jurek Becker
ISBN: 1-61145-785-8 / 978-1-61145-785-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Arcade Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


July 2002 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Boxer
Author(s): Jurek Becker
ISBN: 1-61145-238-4 / 978-1-61145-238-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Arcade Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

January 2012 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Boxer: A Novel
Author(s): Jurek Becker
Publisher: Arcade Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA