On the Water by H.M. van den Brink (Author); Paul Vincent (Translated from the Dutch by_

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"Two young oarsmen are trained as a coxless pair by a mysterious German coach in the golden summer of pre-war Amsterdam. Through the pressure and rapture of physical exertion, teamwork and victory, Anton the shy outsider and calmly self-confident David forge an intense relationship. But on the wintry eve of Holland's liberation, Anton stands on the bank of his beloved river and mourns a lost world: David has disappeared during the Nazi occupation and the boathouse is now derelict and deserted."--BOOK JACKET.
 

About H.M. van den Brink (Author); Paul Vincent (Translated from the Dutch by_

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Harry Mulisch was born in Holland. His novels include the international bestsellers "The Assault" (which has been translated into twenty languages and made into a film that won an Oscar in 1987 for Best Foreign Film), "The Discovery of Heaven," and "The Procedure," Paul Vincent lives in London and translated Harry Mulisch's previous two novels.
 
Published January 1, 1998 by Grove Press.
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