Bitter herbs : a little chronicle
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Bitter herbs : a little chronicle

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Bitter herbs : a little chronicle
Call No: YA 940.53161 M66b

Call NumberYA 940.53161 M66b
Dates1991; ©1960
Statement of ResponsibilityMarga Minco ; translated from the Dutch by Roy Edwards.
Creators & ContributorsMinco, Marga (author)
Edwards, Roy (translator)
Minco, Marga (subject)
SummaryMarga Minco was a Jewish schoolgirl in the Holland of 1940, and this book tells how she watched the sky darken over her country. Alone of her family she escaped arrest and death in a concentration camp, yet, like the diary of Anne Frank, this book appears not so much as an accusation as a comfort.
Contents
  • One day
  • Kloosterlaan
  • The stars
  • The bottle
  • The photos
  • It happened
  • Camping beakers
  • Sealed
  • In safe keeping
  • Homecoming
  • In the basement
  • Sabbath
  • The girl
  • Lepelstraat
  • The men
  • Bitter herbs
  • Parted
  • The crossroad
  • The bed
  • The top
  • Someone else
  • Epilogue—the tram stop
Physical Description 115 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish, Translated from the Dutch by Roy Edwards.
PublisherLondon : Penguin Books
NotesFirst published in the Netherlands as Het Bittere Kruid
This translation first published by Oxford University Press 1960

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