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The seventh well

Author: Fred Wander; Michael Hofmann
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An Austrian Jew and photojournalist who was interned at 20 different Nazi camps between 1939 and 1945, Wander (1917-2006) first published this loosely structured novel in East Germany in 1970. Spare, haunting anecdotes memorialize Jews who died senseless, undignified deaths in Nazi concentration camps. The book is much more than a catalogue of horrors and of courage, as Wanders's narrator struggles to find the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Wander; Michael Hofmann
ISBN: 9780393065381 0393065383 0393333620 9780393333626
OCLC Number: 156785001
Awards: Winner of Jewish Quarterly Wingate Literary Prize 2009.
Description: xiv, 160 p. : map ; 21 cm.
Other Titles: Siebente Brunnen.
Responsibility: Fred Wander ; translated by Michael Hofmann.
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In 1938, Wander left his mother and sister behind in Vienna and fled to France, where later he was put on a train to Auschwitz. This novel, originally published in 1970, tells the stories of his  Read more...

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Here you will meet humanely civilized souls who are named and known and felt. --Cynthia Ozick

 
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