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The Resource Family history of fear : a memoir, Agata Tuszyńska ; translated by Charles Ruas from the French of Jean-Yves Erhel

Family history of fear : a memoir, Agata Tuszyńska ; translated by Charles Ruas from the French of Jean-Yves Erhel

Label
Family history of fear : a memoir
Title
Family history of fear
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Agata Tuszyńska ; translated by Charles Ruas from the French of Jean-Yves Erhel
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
Agata Tuszynska grew up in a country--Communist Poland--beset by anti-Semitism, rarely hearing the word "Jew" (only from her Polish Catholic father, and then, always spoken in derision; "the Jews are responsible for it all," he would say). The author writes of how she set out to investigate her past and begin a journey to uncover the truth of her family's history during World War II. Her book tells the story of her discoveries and of her willingness to accept a radically different definition of self
Tone
Award
Canadian Jewish Book Award, 2016.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10492366
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tuszyńska, Agata
Dewey number
929.2089/9240438
Illustrations
photographs
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS134.72.T87
LC item number
A313 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ruas, Charles
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tuszyńska, Agata
  • Tuszyński family
  • Jews
  • Warsaw (Poland)
Target audience
adult
Label
Family history of fear : a memoir, Agata Tuszyńska ; translated by Charles Ruas from the French of Jean-Yves Erhel
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in Poland as Rodzinna Historia lęku by Wydawnictwo Literackie, Krakow in 2005"--T.p. verso
  • "This is a Borzoi book published by Alfred A. Knopf"--T.p. verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20642089
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xi, 381 pages
Isbn
9780375413704
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015020551
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
photographs
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn914296352
  • (OCoLC)914296352
Label
Family history of fear : a memoir, Agata Tuszyńska ; translated by Charles Ruas from the French of Jean-Yves Erhel
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in Poland as Rodzinna Historia lęku by Wydawnictwo Literackie, Krakow in 2005"--T.p. verso
  • "This is a Borzoi book published by Alfred A. Knopf"--T.p. verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20642089
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xi, 381 pages
Isbn
9780375413704
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015020551
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
photographs
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn914296352
  • (OCoLC)914296352

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