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The Resource Chasing the king of hearts, Hanna Krall ; translated from the Polish by Philip Boehm ; afterword by Mariusz Szczygieł

Chasing the king of hearts, Hanna Krall ; translated from the Polish by Philip Boehm ; afterword by Mariusz Szczygieł

Label
Chasing the king of hearts
Title
Chasing the king of hearts
Statement of responsibility
Hanna Krall ; translated from the Polish by Philip Boehm ; afterword by Mariusz Szczygieł
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • pol
  • eng
Summary
  • "This canonical work of Polish reportage is a terse, unexpected human lesson born of an occupation-era love story. Based on a true story, the raw interplay of history and fictionalization spans the Warsaw Ghetto, the war-torn countryside, and the nightmare of Auschwitz. This is the book's first US publication. Hanna Krall was born in 1935 in Poland and survived the Holocaust by hiding in a cupboard. She has received numerous Polish and international awards, such as the Polish PEN Club Prize and the German Wurth Preis for European Literature 2012, and has been translated into seventeen languages"--
  • "When her husband is arrested in Nazi-occupied Poland, Izolda endures the Warsaw Ghetto, Auschwitz, among other trials, to ensure his safety"--
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  • Provided by publisher
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DLC
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Krall, Hanna
Dewey number
891.8/5373
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Boehm, Philip
  • Szczygieł, Mariusz
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Regensberg, Izoldą
  • Spouses
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Regensberg, Izoldą
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Spouses
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Label
Chasing the king of hearts, Hanna Krall ; translated from the Polish by Philip Boehm ; afterword by Mariusz Szczygieł
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previously published in Polish as Król kier znów na wylocie. Warszawa : "Świat Książki", 2006
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn945949030
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
193 pages
Isbn
9781558619449
Lccn
2016034906
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)945949030
  • (OCoLC)945949030
Label
Chasing the king of hearts, Hanna Krall ; translated from the Polish by Philip Boehm ; afterword by Mariusz Szczygieł
Publication
Note
Previously published in Polish as Król kier znów na wylocie. Warszawa : "Świat Książki", 2006
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn945949030
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
193 pages
Isbn
9781558619449
Lccn
2016034906
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)945949030
  • (OCoLC)945949030

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