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Published by Northwestern University Press in Evanston, Ill .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Poland,
  • Warsaw

Subjects:

  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland -- Warsaw -- Fiction.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBogdan Wojdowski ; translated from the Polish by Madeline G. Levine ; foreword by Henryk Grynberg.
SeriesJewish lives
ContributionsLevine, Madeline G.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG7182.O45 C513 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 404 p. ;
Number of Pages404
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL680570M
ISBN 100810114550, 0810114569
LC Control Number97027125

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  Bread for the Departed details the experience of the Jewish community in Warsaw between and ; the final chapters take place during the mass deportation of Warsaw's Jewish community to death camps. Episodic, chaotic as the teeming ghetto itself, the novel records the inexorable breakdown of morals and loyalties that accompanied the physical deterioration of the Pages: ""Bread for the Departed is without a doubt the best novel about the Warsaw Ghetto and one of the best literary depictions of the Holocaust."" --Henryk Grynberg User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Originally published in Polish in , this shapeless yet powerful documentary novel unflinchingly describes the chaos and deprivations of life in the Warsaw Ghetto throughout the final years of WW II. Wojdowski, who was himself a survivor of the ghetto and who died in , graphically evokes the struggle to survive among people for whom bread literally is life in raw, emotional. Bread for the Departed by Bogdan Wojdowski, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(21).

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