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    Crazy in Berlin by Thomas Berger

Thomas Berger’s debut novel of a young man tumultuously coming of age in postwar Germany. Crazy in Berlin is the first volume in the saga of Carlo Reinhart. As an army medic stationed in Allied-occupied Germany, Reinhart is a young man of large bulk (two hundred pounds, plus)--good-hearted, intelligent, and something of a fool.

Year: 1958
Genre: Coming of AgeWWII: Post-War

    Reinhart in Love by Thomas Berger

The Pulitzer Prize–nominated author of Little Big Man proves that sometimes war doesn’t change a person, but the world he lives in. Carlo Reinhart returns home from his service in Germany expecting the Ohio he left not too long ago. What he finds instead is new technology, old attitudes, and people he’s not sure he can relate to anymore.

Year: 1962
Genre: Suburbia

    Vital Parts by Thomas Berger

The third novel in Thomas Berger’s acclaimed Carlo Reinhart Series, Vital Parts is a stingingly hilarious swipe at twentieth-century culture and mores. Unrestrained and unapologetic, it is a tour de force from a master satirist that stands alongside Joseph Heller’s Catch-22, John Kennedy Toole’s A Confederacy of Dunces, and the novels of Kurt Vonnegut as a trenchant and funny comment on American life.

Year: 1970
Genre: HumorSatireSuburbia

    Reinhart's Women by Thomas Berger

Thomas Berger’s modern hero Carlo Reinhart is thrust into the strangest chapter of his life yet. With Reinhart, Berger has created one of the great comic characters of the twentieth century—a man who beautifully represents, and parodies, his moment.

Year: 1981
Genre: HumorSatireSuburbia

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1958Crazy in Berlin by Thomas Berger Coming of Age, WWII: Post-War, Carlo Reinhart, Berlin
1962Reinhart in Love by Thomas Berger Suburbia, Carlo Reinhart
1970Vital Parts by Thomas Berger Humor, Satire, Suburbia, Carlo Reinhart
1981Reinhart's Women by Thomas Berger Humor, Satire, Suburbia, Carlo Reinhart





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