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Shush! : growing up Jewish under Stalin : memoir

Author: Emil· A Draitser
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Univ. of California Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

A memoir that describes the author's childhood and presents an account of midtwentieth-century life in Russia as the young author struggles to reconcile the harsh values of Soviet society with the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Autobiographie
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Emil· A Draitser
ISBN: 9780520254466 0520254465
OCLC Number: 259953756
Description: Seiten
Contents: acknowledgments notes on languages and translation prologue part one 1 How I Failed My Motherland 2 Fathers at War 3 Path to Paradise 4 What's in a Name! 5 Black Shawl 6 Us Against Them 7 I Don't Want to Have Relatives! 8 Friends and Enemies 9 The Girl of My Dreams 10 How They Laugh in Odessa part two 11 Papa and the Soviets 12 A Dependent 13 Without Declarations 14 Who's Who 15 A Strange Orange 16 Who Are You? 17 One Passover in Odessa part three 18 On Commissars, Cosmopolites, and Lightbulb Inventors 19 Them! 20 No Kith, No Kin 21 Grandpa Uri 22 Missing Mikhoels 23 Black on White 24 Time Like Glass 25 The Death of Stalin Epilogue My Genealogical Tree
Responsibility: Emil Draitser.


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"Whimsical, heartfelt and candid." Kirkus Reviews "This painful and acutely observed memoir will resonate with many readers." Publishers Weekly "Speaks volumes about the steep price of decades of Read more...

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