A Prayer for Katerina Horovitzova

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Harper & Row, Jan 1, 1973 - 165 pages
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Twenty rich Jews, waiting to be exchanged for important Nazi POW's, try to save a young girl from the gas chamber.

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User Review  - Monika - Goodreads

Very well-built story, strong psychological approach and utterly sad topic of holocaust. Read full review

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User Review  - Lucie Janků - Goodreads

[SPOILER ALERT]Wow! I've never been much into Lustig but this one... just wow. Very well written - even though I suspected from the very beginning Brenske just want to get money from the Jewish group ... Read full review


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Holocaust survivor Arnost Lustig was born in Prague in 1926. Lustig became a radio reporter and upon his return from Prague with his mother. Currently, Lustig teaches at the American University in Washington, D. C. Lustig's short story selections include "Children of the Holocaust," "Indecent Dreams," and "Street of Lost Brothers." His awards include an Emmy, a National Jewish Book Award, and the Karel Capek Award for Literary Achievement by President Valclav Havel.

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