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A mad desire to dance : a novel

Author: Elie Wiesel; Catherine Temerson
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 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. Thérèse 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: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elie Wiesel; Catherine Temerson
ISBN: 9780307266507 0307266508
OCLC Number: 762185973
Notes: "A Borzoi book"--T.p. verso./ Originally published: Un désir fou de danser. Paris : Éditions de Seuil, 2006.
Description: 275 pages
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. Thérèse 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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