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The tree of life : a trilogy of life in the Lodz Ghetto

Author: Chawa Rosenfarb
Publisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, [2004?]
Series: Library of world fiction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the Brink of the Precipice, the first volume of the trilogy The Tree of Life, describes the lives of the novel's ten protagonists in the Lodz Ghetto before the outbreak of World War II. Chava Rosenfarb, herself a survivor of the Lodz Ghetto, Auschwitz, and Bergen-Belsen, draws on her own history to create realistic characters who struggle daily to retain a sense of humanity and dignity despite the physical and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chawa Rosenfarb
ISBN: 9780299204549 0299204545 9780299209247 0299209245 9780299221249 0299221245
OCLC Number: 55644900
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Melbourne, Australia : Scribe, ©1985.
Description: 3 volumes : map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Bk. 1. On the brink of the precipice --
bk. 2. From the depths I call you --
bk. 3. The cattle cars are waiting, 1942-1944.
Series Title: Library of world fiction.
Other Titles: Boym fun lebn.
Responsibility: Chava Rosenfarb ; translated from the Yiddish by the author in collaboration with Goldie Morgentaler.
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Follows the tragic fate of the inhabitants of the ghetto. This book draws on the author's own history to create characters who struggle daily to retain a sense of humanity and dignity despite the  Read more...

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