Tree of Life by Chava Rosenfarb
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Tree of Life
By Chava Rosenfarb

The Tree of Life

A Trilogy of Life in the Lodz Ghetto From the depths I call you, 1940-1942 Bk. 2

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Tree of Life by Chava Rosenfarb

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This volume describes the lives of the novel's protagonists in the Lodz Ghetto at the beginning of World War II. Chava Rosenfarb, herself a survivor of the Lodz Ghetto, Auschwitz, and Bergen-Belsen, draws on her own history to create realistic characters who struggle daily to retain a sense of humanity and dignity despite the physical and psychological effects of ghetto life. Although horrendous experiences are depicted, the light of faith in the human spirit shines through this novel's every page. This novel is the winner of the 1972 J. J. Segal Prize and the 1979 Manger Prize for Yiddish Literature, published in 1985, Cloth, English-language edition, Globe Press, Australia.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780299209247
ISBN-10: 0299209245
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Pages: 408
Imprint: Terrace Books
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Chava Rosenfarb

Tree of Life by 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.

Bociany by Chava Rosenfarb Bociany, Hardback (June 1999)

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.

Of Lodz and Love by Chava Rosenfarb 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).

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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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