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The emperor of lies

Author: Steve Sem-Sandberg; Sarah Death
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Follows the World War II tale of Jewish ghetto director Mordechai Chaim Rumkowski, who in an ambitious effort to render the ghetto an invaluable industrial complex makes compromises that have extraordinary consequences.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Named Person: Mordecai Ḥayim Rumkowski; Mordecai Hayim Rumkowski; Mordecai Ḥayim Rumkowski; Mordecai Hayim Rumkowski
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Sem-Sandberg; Sarah Death
ISBN: 9781250007636 1250007631 9780374139643 0374139644
OCLC Number: 706021018
Language Note: Translated from the Swedish.
Notes: "Originally published in 2009 by Albert Bonniers Förlag, Sweden, as De fattiga i Lóđź; English translation originally published in 2011 by Faber and Faber Ltd., Great Britain"--Title page verso.
Description: 664 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: Map of the Łódź Ghetto --
Memorandum --
Prologue. The Chairman Alone (1-4 September 1942) --
Within the walls (April 1940-September 1942) --
The child (Septrmber 1942-January 1944) --
Teh last city (September 1942-August 1944) --
Seeing in the Dark (August 1944-January 1945)
Other Titles: Fattiga i Lóđź.
Responsibility: Steve Sem-Sandberg ; translated from the Swedish by Sarah Death.

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Follows the World War II tale of Jewish ghetto director Mordechai Chaim Rumkowski, who in an ambitious effort to render the ghetto an invaluable industrial complex makes compromises that have extraordinary consequences.

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