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The emperor of lies

Author: Steve Sem-Sandberg; Sarah Death
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In February 1940, the Nazis established what would become the second largest Jewish ghetto in the Polish city of Lodz. Its chosen leader: Mordechai Chaim Rumkowski, a sixty-three-year-old Jewish businessman and orphanage director, and the elusive, authoritarian power sustaining the ghetto's very existence.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Named Person: Mordecai Ḥayim Rumkowski; Mordecai Ḥayim Rumkowski
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Sem-Sandberg; Sarah Death
ISBN: 0571259200 9780571259205
OCLC Number: 694228206
Language Note: Translated from the Swedish.
Notes: Originally published in Sweden in 2009 by Albert Bonniers Forlag as De fattiga i Łódź́.
Description: 664 pages : map ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Fattiga i Łódź́.
Responsibility: Steve Sem-Sandberg ; translated by Sarah Death.

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