The Wall in My Head

The Wall in My Head

Words and Images From the Fall of the Iron Curtain

Paperback - 2009
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On the night of November 9, 1989, after months of unrest in Europe and East Germany, the checkpoints of the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin were suddenly, almost accidentally, opened, starting a process that would bring together a Europe that had been divided for thirty years. This anthology, which features fiction, essays, images, and historical documents. It combines work from the generation of writers and artists who witnessed the fall of the Iron Curtain first-hand with the impressions and reflections of those who grew up in its wake. The book provides a unique view into the change, optimism, and confusion that came with 1989 and examines how each of these has weathered the past twenty years--From publisher's description.
Publisher: Rochester, NY : Open Letter, 2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781934824238
Characteristics: xii, 231 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Alternative Title: Words without borders.


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