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Becker, Jurek, 1937-1997
Jakob der L├╝gner. English
Jacob the liar / Jurek Becker ; translated from the German by Leila Vennewitz ; afterword by Louis Begley
Alternate (uniform) Title Jakob the liar
New York : Arcade Pub., c2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Browsing/1st Flr  PT2662.E294 J3 2013    DUE 09-15-14
Subject(s) Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Fiction
Jews -- Germany -- Fiction
Physical Description 248 p. ; 21 cm
Note "This book is a revised edition of the book previously published in the United Kingdom by Pan Books Ltd. as Jakob the liar"--T.p. verso
Summary In a Jewish ghetto during World War II, a man manages to raise flagging spirits by circulating rumors of Allied victories and that the ghetto will soon be liberated by the Red Army. At this news, many people who are thinking of suicide decide to live
NOTE 537117
Alternate Author Vennewitz, Leila

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