Until our last breath : a Holocaust story of love and partisan resistance (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Until our last breath : a Holocaust story of love and partisan resistance

Author: Michael Bart; Laurel Corona
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Documents the co-author's parents' secret role in the Avengers Jewish resistance movement, including their dramatic escape with fellow members of the underground and their relationship with Zionist leader Abba Kovner.

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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bart, Michael.
Until our last breath.
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2008
Named Person: Zenia Lewison Bart; Leizer Bart; Leizer Bart; Zenia Lewison Bart
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Bart; Laurel Corona
ISBN: 9780312378073 0312378076
OCLC Number: 181601416
Awards: Winner of Christopher Awards (Books for Adults) 2009
Winner of San Diego Book Awards (Biography) 2009
Description: xxviii, 306 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: Map of Prewar Europe xv --
The Balcwinik and Bart Family Trees xvi --
1 Before and After 1 --
2 The City That Went Forth a Thousand 18 --
3 The Stones Burst into Tears 37 --
4 Days with No Answer 51 --
5 A Different Rhythm 74 --
6 We Dreamers Must Turn Soldiers 90 --
7 Graves Are Growing Here 118 --
8 A Fire Inside 126 --
9 Love as Fierce as Death 146 --
10 Into the Free Forests 157 --
11 Vanished Like Smoke 181 --
12 Summon That Elusive Happiness 201 --
13 Under the Lofty, Silent Heavens 219 --
14 A World Was Here 240 --
Epilogue: Perhaps-Until Light 262 --
Members of the Family Who Died in the Holocaust 267.
Responsibility: Michael Bart and Laurel Corona.
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Employs the author's parents' narrative as a thread that leads the reader through a collective story of the Vilna ghetto, the Partisans of Vilna, and the theme of world history. This book serves as a  Read more...


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