Buy PARADERO DESCONOCIDO by KRESSMANN TAYLOR (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on. Kathrine Kressmann Taylor or Kressmann Taylor was an American author, known mostly for her Address Unknown (), a short story written as a series of . Dramatizes the Nazi persecution of the Jews in through a series of letters between an American Jewish art dealer in San Francisco and his German friend.

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The screenplay, written by Herbert Dalmaswas credited also to Kressmann Taylor. InTaylor married the American sculptor John Rood.

These letters you have sent Very short and I like epistolary. The novel recounts the story of Karl Hoffmann, a young German Christian and son of a Lutheran pastor.

I didn’t really like it, so I rated it two stars. It was an important book, and a necessary one, so it doesn’t really matter that it didn’t do a great deal for me, ‘cos it was little. I was confusse in this point. Views Read Edit View history. Rachel rated it it was ok Feb 02, I can see how this book may have impacted Americans when it was originally published, but reading it now Karl, in his turn, continues his father’s struggle and takes a stand against the Nazi takeover krsssmann the Church.

Valentine rated it it was ok May 24, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This book is not yet featured on Parasero.

Thank you so much. Foreign publications followed quickly, including a Dutch translation, later confiscated by Nazis, and a German one, published in Moscow. April Perry rated it it was ok Jan 13, Preview — Paradero desconocido by Kathrine Kressmann Taylor. Martin responds on bank stationery less likely to be inspected and tells Max his sister is dead.


Karl’s father resists the authorities, and this resistance becomes the cause of his death. Angie Fehl Griselle kressmsnn a stage actress whose show takes her across Europe. By the summer ofthe play had been performed in Israel times and it was filmed by Israel Public TV Channel 1 for screening on Holocaust Remembrance Day in Marie-Savine rated it it was ok Oct 28, This page was last taglor on 3 Novemberat Kathrine Kressmann moved to San Francisco after graduating from the University of Oregon in and worked as an advertising copywriter.

Kressmann Taylor, Jour sans retour. Kressmann Taylor, Adressat unbekannt. Germany is still in a depression following its defeat in World War Iand this situation is the soil from which Nazism’s influence paradedo. His life becomes endangered, and he escapes to kresdmann United States. Sere rated it it was ok Jun 18, Kathrine Taylor met him through the mediation of the FBIwhich had investigated the young German after taylro defection to the United States. Return to Book Page. Address Unknown was performed as a stage play in France,in Israel from where it still runs and at the Promenade Theater in New York in kdessmann The letters refer to “our grandmother” and imply that Martin is also Jewish.

The title of the book is actually a mistranslation of Adressat unbekannt: Open Preview See a Problem? Max however continues, “Prepare these for distribution by March 24th: Andrea Trenary rated it it was ok Dec 12, In it was brought to the Soho Theatre in London.


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Paradero desconocido by Kathrine Kressmann Taylor (2 star ratings)

Amanda rated it it was ok Nov 17, Griselle is Jewish and at one point her production takes her to Berlin, perhaps one of the most unsafe places for a Jew during World War 2, what with Nazi occupied Germany.

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Jonathan rated it it was ok Apr 06, The book finally appeared in Germany inand was reissued in Britain in What is the significance of Griselle being an actress? He decides to become a pastor himself, but his ordination is denied.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Though purporting to come from a liberal viewpoint, the story’s main effects hinges on a conspicuous display of retribution. Rkessmann we have made something that no falseness can touch. Kathrine Kressmann Portland, Oregon.

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Zmora Bitan Publishers, Israel,trans. The correct translation of “Adressat” is “addressee,” not “address”; which is much more in keeping with the plot of the story.

This was a short story I had to read in history class.