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From Turkish boy to German writer

from 19.12.2005

Feridun Zaimoglu. Photo: Melanie Grande Exactly forty years ago, my father got a job as a leather tanner in a factory in Ludwigshafen. Five months later – by which time he was working in Berlin – he brought his family over to Germany: his wife, six-month-old son and mother-in-law. While waiting for them on platform 10 ...

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