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Scattered ghosts : one family's survival through war, Holocaust and revolution

Author: Nick Barlay
Publisher: London, England ; New York : I.B. Tauris, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Scattered Ghosts is the poignant, powerful story of an all but disappeared world, told through the extraordinary experiences of a single family ruptured by great forces and occasionally brought together by cherry strudel.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Nick Barlay
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Barlay
ISBN: 9781780766621 1780766629
OCLC Number: 859559912
Description: 240 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Ghosts. The Knock --
The Night --
The Road. Men. The disappearance of a father --
The coming of Uncle Jozsi --
The anatomy of a massacre. Women. The memory of paper --
The slipping of a wig --
Barefoot from the wilderness. 1956. A revolution in a family --
An accidental country --
A change of identities. Parallel Lives. A tale of two doors --
A knock from history --
A postcard from a Fascist --
A disappearing world.
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"Between fact and fiction, archival research and genealogy, Nick Barlay re-enacts the torments of Hungarian Jewish history from the Holocaust to 1956 and to exile in London, where he was born to Read more...

 
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