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Author: Erika Rosenthal Fuà
Publisher: Bologna : Mulino, ©2004.
Series: Storia/memoria.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : ItalianView all editions and formats
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Memoirs of a Jew, relating her experiences during World War II in Italy. Erika Rosenthal Fuà was born in 1919 in Istanbul to a family of merchants; the family settled in Milan in 1921. Fuà studied language and literature at the university in Milan, but because of the Racial Laws she was not allowed to work as a teacher. Instead, she worked at a publishing house, were she met her future husband, Giorgio. They  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Personal narratives
Biographie 1919-1960
Autobiographie 1919-1960
Biography
Récits personnels
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Named Person: Erika Rosenthal Fuà; Erika Rosenthal Fuà; Erika Rosenthal Fuà; Giorgio Fuà; Erika Rosenthal Fuà
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erika Rosenthal Fuà
ISBN: 8815101373 9788815101372
OCLC Number: 55947377
Notes: Memoirs of author, born to a Jewish father and Bulgarian mother in Teheran; brought up in Milan where she met and married Giorgio Fuà, Jewish economist; racial persecutions, escape to Switzerland, and return to a new life in Italy.
Description: 238 pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Storia/memoria.
Responsibility: Erika Rosenthal Fuà.

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Memoirs of a Jew, relating her experiences during World War II in Italy. Erika Rosenthal Fuà was born in 1919 in Istanbul to a family of merchants; the family settled in Milan in 1921. Fuà studied language and literature at the university in Milan, but because of the Racial Laws she was not allowed to work as a teacher. Instead, she worked at a publishing house, were she met her future husband, Giorgio. They married in September 1943, when the Germans occupied Milan. All of the family then left the city, and went into hiding in different villages. Fuà's father crossed into Switzerland in December 1943; Erika and Giorgio followed in May 1944. They lived in work camps and in Geneva, and their son was born in July 1944. After the liberation they returned to Milan. The narrative is accompanied by excerpts from diaries.

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