Thomas Berger's modern hero Carlo Reinhart is thrust into the strangest chapter of his life yet Carlo Reinhart's life has taken many turns. From his idealistic youth in Crazy in Berlin, to his entrance into adulthood in Reinhart in Love , through his uneasy tumble into middle age in Vital Parts , Reinhart has never lost his philosophical and even-minded disposition. Reinhart's Women finds Reinhart divorced and living with his daughter, Winona, a successful model. His newest hobby is cooking, and he has become surprisingly accomplished for an amateur. But when he asks a woman over for a homemade lunch, Reinhart's idyll is shattered. Adventures and misadventures conspire to put his nascent cooking skills to the testand turn him into a postmodern celebrity. With Reinhart, Berger has created one of the great comic characters of the twentieth centurya man who beautifully represents, and parodies, his moment. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Thomas Berger including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection.