Wer Die Vergangenheit Stiehlt==A Thief of Time [German, paperback, 1990]

This is a full and detailed view of the first German edition of A Thief of Time. This edition was published in June of 1990 by Rowholt Taschenbuch Verlag GmbH in Hamburg, Germany. This edition is a part of the RoRoRo Paperback Thriller. RoRoRo is the first paperback series in Germany, the concept of printing inexpensive paperback versions of popular books was imported from America to Germany in the 1950's. This edition of A Thief of Time was translated from Tony Hillerman's original English text to German by Klaus Fröba, and the title directly translates to "Who Steals The past".

Design and Photography Credits: Cover design by Peter Wippermann and Nina Rothfos and features a black and white photograph of a Native American man wrapped in a blanket. This cover design is very similar to other RoRoRo thriller novels printed at this time.