Shielding the flame: an intimate conversation with Dr. Marek Edelman, the last surviving leader of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising

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Henry Holt and Co., 1986 - Biography & Autobiography - 124 pages
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Som et led i nazisternes Endlösung på jødeproblemet gav Himmler i april 1943 ordre til at jøderne i Warszawas Ghetto skulle deporteres til destruktionslejrene.

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Review: Shielding the Flame: An Intimate Conversation with Dr. Marek Edelman, the Last Surviving Leader of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

User Review  - Kiril - Goodreads

Interesting book about a rare case of uprising of Jewish people during WW2. The style of the booking is unusual, rather like a chaotic conversation, but quite original Read full review

Review: Shielding the Flame: An Intimate Conversation with Dr. Marek Edelman, the Last Surviving Leader of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

User Review  - Anthony Edward Valletta - Goodreads

An interesting perspective on the Warsaw Ghetto uprising from one of its leaders, but also glimpses into the fascinating story of his life afterwards. Granted, Dr. Edelman's perspective can be bleak at times, but at the same time its oddly inspiring. Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1986)

Hanna Krall was born in Warsaw in 1937 and was a reporter for Polityka from 1957 until 1981, when martial law was imposed and her publications were banned. The recipient of numerous international literary awards, her books have been translated into fifteen languages. She lives in Warsaw. Translator Madeline G. Levine was Czeslaw Milosz's prose translator. Her translation of Ida Fink's "A Scrap of Time and Other Stories" was awarded the PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize. She lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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