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Crossing the river

Crossing the river

Author: Shalom Eilati; Yad ṿa-shem, rashut ha-zikaron la-Shoʼah ṿela-gevurah.
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Shalom Eilati was born in 1933 in Kovno, Lithuania. He immigrated to Palestine in 1946.
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Genre/Form: Personal Narrative
Personal narratives
Récits personnels
Named Person: Shalom Eilati; Shalom Eilati; Shalom Eilati
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shalom Eilati; Yad ṿa-shem, rashut ha-zikaron la-Shoʼah ṿela-gevurah.
ISBN: 9780817316310 0817316310 9780817381073 0817381074
OCLC Number: 226389370
Notes: "Published in cooperation with Yad Vashem, Jerusalem."
"Originally published in Hebrew as La-ḥatsot et ha-nahar by Carmel/Yad Vashem, 1999"--Title page verso.
Description: x, 293 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: How it began --
Summer --
Autumn --
Winter --
The quiet season/childhood in the ghetto --
Another Fall and Winter --
Spring --
Escape --
On green hill --
In the village --
Liberation --
A new year --
Second year/seven journeys.
Other Titles: La-ḥatsot et ha-nahar.
Responsibility: Shalom Eilati ; translated from Hebrew by Vern Lenz.
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Against the backdrop of Lithuania's occupation - first by the Red Army, next by the Germans, and then again by the Russians, this title presents a story reflected through the prism of a sharp-eyed  Read more...


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The book has invaded my sleep at night, bringing home the terror and helpless longing of those times.... From all I have read about the Aktionen (and I have read not a little), [Eilati's] Read more...

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