Johanna Skibsrud (Canada): The Shadows of the Vietnam War

Sep 08, 2013 02:00 pm
Literatures of the World
Haus der Berliner Festspiele
Small Stage
Host Astrid Kaminski
Price 8 Euro / reduced 6 / pupils 4
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A Vietnam veteran who is haunted by his traumatic memories; his daughter, who tries to understand her father's past. For her accurate and moving description of »guilt, family and duty«, Johanna Skibsrud’s debut novel »The Sentimentalists« was awarded with the Canadian »Scotiabank Giller Prize«.

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