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The Resource A mad desire to dance : a novel, Elie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Catherine Temerson

A mad desire to dance : a novel, Elie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Catherine Temerson

Label
A mad desire to dance : a novel
Title
A mad desire to dance
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Elie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Catherine Temerson
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Sixty year-old Doriel Waldman, a Polish Jew born in 1936, is on the verge of insanity until Dr. Thérèse Goldschmidt draws him out with his story of surviving the Holocaust in hiding with his father while his mother made a reputation for herself in the Polish resistance--only to die in an accident shortly after the war
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Summary
A European orphan transplanted to New York, Doriel is shaped by the pain of the deaths of his parents following World War II and the horrors of the Holocaust, and seeks solace in an intense study of Judaism and a search for the secrets of his mother's life
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Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
299522
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
843.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
A mad desire to dance : a novel, Elie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Catherine Temerson
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Publication
Note
"A Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
Control code
245536766
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
271 p.
Isbn
9780307266507
Lccn
2008038951
System control number
(OCoLC)245536766
Label
A mad desire to dance : a novel, Elie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Catherine Temerson
Publication
Note
"A Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
Control code
245536766
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
271 p.
Isbn
9780307266507
Lccn
2008038951
System control number
(OCoLC)245536766

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