Ester and Ruzya : how my grandmothers survived Hitler's war and Stalin's peace (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Ester and Ruzya : how my grandmothers survived Hitler's war and Stalin's peace

Author: Masha Gessen
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Dial Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author provides a dual portrait of her two Jewish grandmothers--the rebellious Ester, who risked her life for the sake of her principles, and Ruzya, a censor under the Stalinist regime--who survived both the anti-Semitic cataclysm of the Holocaust and the terror of Stalinism.
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Genre/Form: Biography
collective biographies
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gessen, Masha.
Ester and Ruzya.
New York, N.Y. : Dial Press, 2004
(OCoLC)645967828
Named Person: Ester Gessen; Rozalia Solodovnik; Ester Gessen; Rozalia Solodovnik
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Masha Gessen
ISBN: 0385336047 9780385336048
OCLC Number: 54529515
Description: 371 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Dreams, 1920-1941 --
War, 1941-1942 --
Survival, 1942-1943 --
Jakub, 1941-1943 --
Secrets, 1943-1953 --
Stalin's funeral, 1953-1959 --
Family, 1958-1987.
Responsibility: Masha Gessen.
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The author provides a dual portrait of her two Jewish grandmothers--the rebellious Ester, who risked her life for the sake of her principles, and Ruzya, a censor under the Stalinist regime--who survived both the anti-Semitic cataclysm of the Holocaust and the terror of Stalinism.

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