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A mad desire to dance : a novel

Author: Elie Wiesel; Catherine Temerson
Publisher: New York : Schocken Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sixty year-old Doriel Waldman, a Polish Jew born in 1936, is on the verge of insanity until Dr. Therese Goldschmidt draws him out with his story of surviving the Holocaust in hiding with his father while his mother made a reputation for herself in the Polish resistance--only to die in an accident shortly after the war.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elie Wiesel; Catherine Temerson
ISBN: 9780805212129 0805212124
OCLC Number: 436030083
Description: 271 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Désir fou de danser.
Responsibility: Elie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Catherine Temerson.

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Sixty year-old Doriel Waldman, a Polish Jew born in 1936, is on the verge of insanity until Dr. Therese Goldschmidt draws him out with his story of surviving the Holocaust in hiding with his father while his mother made a reputation for herself in the Polish resistance--only to die in an accident shortly after the war.

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