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The cigarette sellers of Three Crosses Square

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The cigarette sellers of Three Crosses Square
Call No: 943.8053 Z66c

Call Number943.8053 Z66c
Dates[1977]; ©1975
Statement of ResponsibilityJoseph Ziemian ; translated from the Polish by Janina David.
Creators & ContributorsZiemian, Joseph (author)
David, Janina (translator)
Ziemian, Joseph (subject)
Summary"Few of the Jewish participants survived the reckless, doomed uprising of the Warsaw ghetto in 1943. Among them was a tiny band of children who stayed alive by selling black market cigarettes to the Nazi occupiers, and by singing in the streets—carefully guarding the secret of their true origin. Ragged, nearly always hungry, their lives in constant danger, the little fugitives lived by their wits alone—and by their fiercely shared love and devotion." —Back cover
  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • The Meeting
  • Three Crosses Square
  • A Helping Hand
  • Little Smugglers
  • At Mrs. Kalot's
  • New Friends
  • Police! Open Up!
  • Children of the Streets
  • A New Profession
  • Bull—Leader of the Gang
  • In Granny's Loft
  • The Quartet From Saska Kepa
  • The Orphanage in Wolska Street
  • The Amchu
  • New Mates (The Union)
  • Trouble With Bolus
  • Easing of Tension
  • Three From Praga
  • Those Who Perished
  • The Threshold of Freedom
  • Epilogue
  • Epilogue to the Lerner Edition
Physical Description 140 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 18 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish, Translated from the Polish by Janina David.
PublisherNew York : Avon
NotesTranslation from Polish of: Papierosiarze z Placu Trzech Krzyży
RecognitionGifted in 2019 by Harry Lieber in memory of Iza Laponce