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When the world was whole : three centuries of memories

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Call Number943.9 F34w
Dates[1990]; ©1990
Statement of Responsibilityby Charles Fenyvesi.
Creators & ContributorsFenyvesi, Charles (author)
Fenyvesi, Charles (subject)
Fenyvesi family (subject)
Schwarcz family (subject)
SummaryA descendent of Central European Jews recounts his ancestor's experiences obtaining land in a country where Jews had few privileges, and describes how the land and customs of such Jews were eventually lost.
Contents
  1. In the Shadows of the Past
  2. The Man Who Saw an Angel
  3. A Dark Night, a Dream, and a Blessing
  4. Two Barrels of Wine
  5. A Nobleman Asks for a Favor
  6. The True Rachel
  7. A Stroll under the Horse-Chestnut Trees
  8. The Silences of Grandmother Róza
  9. A Man of Perfect Piety
  10. The Shot That Shattered Rosh Hashanah
  11. Half an Acre of Lace
  12. The Loves of a Rose Gardener
  13. Honeycake, Honeycake
  14. The Last Landowner Returns Home
Physical Description xvii, 266 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherToronto : Key Porter Books
RecognitionGifted in 2019 by the Isaac Waldman Jewish Public Library