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Children of Zion

Author: Henryk Grynberg
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 1997.
Series: Jewish lives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, Henryk Grynberg takes an extraordinary collection of interviews conducted by representatives of the Polish government-in-exile in Palestine in 1943 and arranges them in such a way that their voices become unforgettable. The interviewees - all Polish children - tell of their experiences during the war. Grynberg has not used the traditional form, but rather turns the voices of the children into one large
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Grynberg, Henryk.
Children of Zion.
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)606959116
Online version:
Grynberg, Henryk.
Children of Zion.
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)627386625
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henryk Grynberg
ISBN: 0810113538 9780810113534 0810113546 9780810113541
OCLC Number: 37573367
Description: xi, 178 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: We Lived Pretty Well --
When War Broke Out --
Germans, Germans, Germans --
Russians, Bolsheviks --
The Longest Journey --
We Worked --
"Religious Criminals" --
When the News of the Amnesty Came --
We Knew We Were Dying --
Orphans.
Series Title: Jewish lives.
Other Titles: Dzieci Syjonu.
Responsibility: Henryk Grynberg ; translated from the Polish by Jacqueline Mitchell ; with an afterword by Israel Gutman.

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This text can be considered a documentary; it is a compilation of fragments of records compiled in Palestine in 1943 by the Polish group Eastern Center for Information. It is based solely on the  Read more...

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"[A] powerful, relentless document that bears grim testimony to the suffering endured by the children and their families as they journeyed from horror to horror." --"Library Journal"

 
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