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The Portage to San Cristobal of A. H.

(1981)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book (nominee)
Thirty years after World War II, Israeli Nazi-hunters, some of whom lost relatives in the gas chambers of Nazi Germany, find a silent old man in the Amazon jungle. He is Adolf Hitler. The narrative that follows is an exploration of the nature of guilt, vengeance, language and the power of evil.



Praise for this book

"An astonishing book." - Anthony Burgess


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Hardback Editions

April 1982 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Portage to San Cristobal of A. H.
Author(s): George Steiner
ISBN: 0-671-44572-3 / 978-0-671-44572-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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Paperback Editions

October 1999 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Portage to San Cristobal of A. H.: A Novel (Phoenix Fiction)
Author(s): George Steiner
ISBN: 0-226-77235-7 / 978-0-226-77235-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
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May 1983 : UK Paperback
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Title: George Steiner's The Portage to San Cristobal of A.H. (Playscript)
Author(s): George Steiner
ISBN: 0-571-13086-0 / 978-0-571-13086-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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May 1983 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Portage to San Christobal of A. H.
Author(s): George Steiner
ISBN: 0-671-46832-4 / 978-0-671-46832-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket
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May 1981 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Portage to San Christobel of A.H.
Author(s): George Steiner
ISBN: 0-571-11741-4 / 978-0-571-11741-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber and Faber
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