The Tree of Life
A Trilogy of Life in the Lodz Ghetto On the Brink of the Precipice, 1939 Bk. 1 New edition
By (author) Chava Rosenfarb
Tree of Life by Chava Rosenfarb
Book DescriptionOn the Brink of the Precipice, the first volume of the trilogy The Tree of Life, describes the lives of the novel's ten protagonists in the Lodz Ghetto before the outbreak of World War II. The author, herself a survivor of the Lodz Ghetto, Auschwitz, and Bergen-Belsen, creates realistic characters who struggle daily to retain a sense of humanity and dignity.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780299204549
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: University of Wisconsin Press
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publish Date: 31-Dec-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Chava Rosenfarb
Tree of Life, Paperback (October 2006)
Follows the tragic fate of the inhabitants of the ghetto. This book draws on the author's own history to create characters who struggle daily to retain a sense of humanity and dignity despite the physical and psychological effects of ghetto life.
Of Lodz and Love, Hardback (June 1999)
This text follows the destinies of characters from the Polish town of Bociany as they grow up, grow old and leave the shtetl for the city. It offers portrayals of Jews and Christians from several walks of life in the shtetl. This is the sequel to "Bociany" (0-8156-0576-5).
Bociany, Hardback (June 1999)» View all books by Chava Rosenfarb
Rosenfarb brings a vanished world to life, following the destinies of characters from the Polish town of Bociany as they grow up, grow old, and leave the shtetl for the city. In the LIBRARY OF MODERN JEWISH LITERATURE series.
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Author Biography - Chava Rosenfarb
Chava Rosenfarb is a Holocaust survivor who has published poetry, prose, and drama in both English and Yiddish. Her English titles include Bociany and Of Lodz and Love. She now resides in Alberta, Canada.
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