Playing for Time

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Syracuse University Press, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 262 pages
12 Reviews
In 1943, Fania Fenelon was a Paris cabaret singer, a secret member of the Resistance, and a Jew. Captured by the Nazis, she was sent to Auschwitz, and later, Bergen-Belsen. With unnerving clarity and an astonishing ability to find humor where only despair should prevail, the author charts her eleven months as one of "the orchestra girls"; writes of the loves, the laughter, hatreds, jealousies, and tensions that racked this privileged group whose only hope of survival was to make music.
  

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User Review  - Tim Mcmahon - Goodreads

written well after the face and it is fairly obvious that she has made her self look better than she probably acted. This makes her come off as more of a caricature and less a real person. Good story ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
9
Section 3
26
Section 4
48
Section 5
100
Section 6
113
Section 7
122
Section 8
135
Section 9
152
Section 10
169
Section 11
177
Section 12
194
Section 13
212
Section 14
250
Section 15
261
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About the author (1997)

Fenelon was an entertainer living in paris.

Judith Landry was educated at Somerville College, Oxford wheJudith Landry was educated at Somerville College, Oxford where she obtained a first class honours degree in French and Ire she obtained a first class honours degree in French and Italian. She combines a career as a translator of works of fitalian. She combines a career as a translator of works of fiction, art and architecture with part-time teaching.Her tranction, art and architecture with part-time teaching.Her translations for Dedalus are: The House by the Medlar Tree by Gislations for Dedalus are: The House by the Medlar Tree by Giovanni Verga, The Devil in Love by Jacques Cazotte, Prague Novanni Verga, The Devil in Love by Jacques Cazotte, Prague Noir: The Weeping Woman on the Streets of Prague by Sylvie Geoir: The Weeping Woman on the Streets of Prague by Sylvie Germain, Smarra & Trilby by Charles Nodier and New Finnish Grarmain, Smarra & Trilby by Charles Nodier and New Finnish Grammar by Diego Marani for Dedalus. mmar by Diego Marani for Dedalus.

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