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The county of birches : stories

Author: Judith Kalman
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1999, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A Jewish family's life in fourteen stories. They describe life on a farm in pre-World War II Hungary, follow them through the Holocaust, survival, love and marriage, exile in England and emigration to Canada.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Kalman
ISBN: 0312208863 : 9780312208868
OCLC Number: 42272686
Notes: Originally published in British Columbia by Douglas & McIntyre Ltd.
Description: 183 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Not for Me a Crown of Thoms --
What's in a Name? --
The County of Birches --
Personal Effects --
Channel Crossing --
Flight --
Rain --
Allures of Grandeur --
Monahan Avenue --
Ladies' Wear --
A Reason to Be --
The Making of a Jew --
A Property of Childhood --
Eichmann's Monogram.
Responsibility: Judith Kalman.

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A Jewish family's life in fourteen stories. They describe life on a farm in pre-World War II Hungary, follow them through the Holocaust, survival, love and marriage, exile in England and emigration to Canada.

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