The Man from the Other Side

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1991 - Juvenile Fiction - 186 pages
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A teenager's experiences in the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II. "This is a story of individual bravery and national shame that highlights just how hopeless was the fate of the Warsaw Jews." -- School Library Journal, starred review
 

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This is an amazing book that accurately depicts the struggles and pain that was endured by the Jews and even the Polish in general in the ghettos during WWII. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is interested.

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fuking amazing

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Contents

A Word About My Friend Marek
1
Down in the Sewers
4
The Money and the Secret
22
My Father
36
Antony
44
Pan Jozek
56
Marek Wins Over Pan Jozek
72
Grandfathers Teeth and Pan Korek
87
Moving Pan Jozek
96
The Quarrel
113
The Uprising
120
Stranded
134
In the Ghetto
145
The Jews Finest Hour
159
Back Home
176
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Uri Orlev was born in Warsaw in 1931. He spent the years 1939–41 in hiding in the Warsaw ghetto with his mother and younger brother. When his mother was killed by the Nazis, he and his brother were sent to Bergen-Belsen. After the war, Orlev went to Israel. He now lives in Jerusalem with his wife and their three children.
In 1996, Uri Orlev received the Hans Christian Andersen Award, the highest international recognition given to an author of children’s books, for his lasting contribution to children’s literature.

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