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The Stone-Thrower from Eisenhuttenstadt

Max Thomas Mehr

Translated by Michael Hofmann

‘Last year, a photograph was published on the back page of a Berlin daily. It depicted a German mother from the town of Eisenhuttenstadt.‘

Max Thomas Mehr

Max Thomas Mehr is a deputy editor of Die Wochenpost, a Berlin weekly.

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Translated by Michael Hofmann

Michael Hofmann is a poet. He has translated the works of many writers, including Brecht, Kafka, Fallada and Roth. He teaches at the University of Florida in Gainesville.

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