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My Century: The Odyssey of a Polish Intellectual.

Author: Aleksander Wat
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : New York Review Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduction by Czeslaw Milosz. Aleksander Wat's memoirs provide a powerful and moving account of life in Eastern Europe in the devastating 20th century. The questions Wat raises here were put to him by fellow Pole and poet Czeslaw Milosz. Wat describes a vanished world of artistic innovation and political rebellion, but the heart of the book is Wat's encounter with evil in the Soviet camps and his subsequent  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aleksander Wat
ISBN: 1590170652 9781590170656
OCLC Number: 779974866
Notes: Biography.

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Introduction by Czeslaw Milosz. Aleksander Wat's memoirs provide a powerful and moving account of life in Eastern Europe in the devastating 20th century. The questions Wat raises here were put to him by fellow Pole and poet Czeslaw Milosz. Wat describes a vanished world of artistic innovation and political rebellion, but the heart of the book is Wat's encounter with evil in the Soviet camps and his subsequent religious conversion. My Century is a spiritual testimony - admirable, moving, and strong. --New York Review Books.

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