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Words to outlive us : voices from the Warsaw ghetto

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Words to outlive us : voices from the Warsaw ghetto
Call No: 943.8053 G89w

Call Number943.8053 G89w
Dates2002; ©2002
Statement of Responsibilityedited by Michal Grynberg ; translated and with an introduction by Philip Boehm.
Creators & ContributorsGrynberg, Michal (editor)
Boehm, Philip (translator)
Boehm, Philip (contributor)
SummaryThis collective memoir—a mosaic of individual diaries, journals, and accounts--follows the fate of the Warsaw Jews from the first bombardments of the Polish capital to the razing of the Jewish district: the frantic exchange of apartments as the walls first go up; the daily battle against starvation and disease; the moral ambiguities confronting Jewish bureaucracies under Nazi rule; the ingenuity of smugglers; and the acts of resistance. Stunning in their immediacy, these urgent accounts challenge us to imagine the unimaginable. —Publisher
ContentsIntroduction / Philip Boehm
  1. Life within the walls 
  2. Ghetto institutions 
  3. Roundups, selections, and deportations 
  4. Passive and active resistance inside the ghetto 
  5. On the other side of the walls 
  6. Liberation
Physical Description ix, 493 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish, Translated by Philip Boehm.
PublisherNew York : Metropolitan Books
EditionFirst American Edition
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes
RecognitionGifted in 2013 by Stuart Michelson