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The shop on Main Street

Author: Ladislav Grosman
Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday [1970]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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In 1942, Tono and his wife are struggling because of his antipathy towards the fascist regime. His brother-in-law, the local fuehrer, chooses Tono to oversee a button shop owned by a sweet, harmless Jewish widow, Mrs. Lautman. Unable to explain his position to Mrs. Lautman, Tono gradually accepts her belief that he is her assistant. When the Jews are ordered deported, the well-meaning Tono decides to shield her from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Grosman, Ladislav.
Shop on Main Street.
Garden City, Doubleday [1970]
(OCoLC)646927065
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ladislav Grosman
OCLC Number: 54526
Notes: Translation of Obchod na korze.
Description: 123 pages illustrations 25 cm
Other Titles: Obchod na korze.
Responsibility: Ladislav Grosman, translated from the Czech by Iris Urwin. Illustrated by Victor Ambrus.

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In 1942, Tono and his wife are struggling because of his antipathy towards the fascist regime. His brother-in-law, the local fuehrer, chooses Tono to oversee a button shop owned by a sweet, harmless Jewish widow, Mrs. Lautman. Unable to explain his position to Mrs. Lautman, Tono gradually accepts her belief that he is her assistant. When the Jews are ordered deported, the well-meaning Tono decides to shield her from the Nazis.

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