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The bones of Berdichev : the life and fate of Vasily Grossman

Author: John Gordon Garrard; Carol Garrard
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born a Russian Jew and an ardent patriot of the Soviet motherland, Vasily Grossman rationalized away the Stalinist horror of his time as he chronicled the Red Army's westward sweep during World War II, becoming the Soviet Army's premier wartime correspondent. It was not until he discovered 30,000 victims were massacred by Nazi forces in his hometown of Berdichev - including his own mother - that he confronted his
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Garrard, John Gordon.
Bones of Berdichev.
New York : Free Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)605371884
Named Person: Vasiliĭ Grossman; Vasiliĭ Semenovich Grossman; Vasiliĭ Grossman; Vasilij Grossman; Vasilij S Grossman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Gordon Garrard; Carol Garrard
ISBN: 0684822954 9780684822952
OCLC Number: 33101058
Description: xxv, 437 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by John Garrard, Carol Garrard.

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Chronicles the life of the Russian Jew and World War II correspondent for the Soviet Army who became a passionate critic of the new regime.  Read more...

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More than just a vivid portrait of a writer\'s life in a totalitarian, anti-Semitic state, The Bones of Berdichev provides new evidence concerning the origins of the Holocaust itself. The authors show how the Holocaust began not in the ghettos and death camps of Poland, but on Nazi-occupied Soviet territory, with the knowledge and cooperation of many Soviet citizens who aided and profited from the murder of their Jewish neighbors. 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