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Farewell, Shanghai : (a novel)

Author: Angel Wagenstein; Elizabeth Frank; Deliana Simeonova
Publisher: New York : Handsel Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Moving from Paris to Dresden to Shanghai, Wagenstein chronicles the lives of European migr and refugees in WWII Shanghai. Elisabeth and Theodore Weissberg, a German mezzo-soprano and her German-Jewish violinist husband, flee Dresden to eke out an existence in Shanghai's burgeoning Jewish ghetto, which ends up 30,000 strong as the Shoah begins. Hilde Braun, a German-Jewish actress, is living illegally in Paris aided  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wagenstein, Angel.
Farewell, Shanghai.
New York : Handsel Books, ©2007
(OCoLC)607844880
Online version:
Wagenstein, Angel.
Farewell, Shanghai.
New York : Handsel Books, ©2007
(OCoLC)608522127
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angel Wagenstein; Elizabeth Frank; Deliana Simeonova
ISBN: 9781590512548 1590512545 9781590513088 1590513088
OCLC Number: 85444190
Description: 382 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Sbogom, Shankhaĭ.
Responsibility: Angel Wagenstein ; translated by Elizabeth Frank and Deliana Simeonova.

Abstract:

Moving from Paris to Dresden to Shanghai, Wagenstein chronicles the lives of European migr and refugees in WWII Shanghai. Elisabeth and Theodore Weissberg, a German mezzo-soprano and her German-Jewish violinist husband, flee Dresden to eke out an existence in Shanghai's burgeoning Jewish ghetto, which ends up 30,000 strong as the Shoah begins. Hilde Braun, a German-Jewish actress, is living illegally in Paris aided by a mysterious Slav named Vladek, until events force them to Shanghai.

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