Charming piece of teen lit. for women. Bärbels fröhliche Lehrzeit (Bärbel's Happy Apprenticeship) by Felix Riemkasten written in 1953. After the death of her father, Bärbel needs to leave school to take up an apprenticeship rather than going on to university like her eldest brother (She was a straight A student). She loves book, bookbinding isn't too strenuous (says her mother), ... what could go wrong? ...(Peter Verheyen, The Pressbengel Project)
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