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My Crazy Century

Klíma, Ivan (Book - 2013 )
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Czech writer Ivan Klima masterfully recounts, first, what it was like for him as a Jewish child confronting with his family the inhumanities of the Theresienstadt concentration camp situated at the edge of their hometown, Prague. Then, more fully, he painstakingly recalls what it was like for him and his countrymen after the Nazi thugs were driven out by the Soviet Army and replaced for four decades by the Communist thugs.
Authors: Klíma, Ivan
Title: My crazy century
Publisher: New York :, Grove Press,, [2013]
Edition: Abridged from original Czech edition
Characteristics: 534 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates :,portraits ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Ivan Klima ; translated from the Czech by Craig Cravens
Notes: First published in Czech as two volumes: Moje šílené století and Moje šílené století II by Nakladatelství Academia, Prague
Summary: Czech writer Ivan Klima masterfully recounts, first, what it was like for him as a Jewish child confronting with his family the inhumanities of the Theresienstadt concentration camp situated at the edge of their hometown, Prague. Then, more fully, he painstakingly recalls what it was like for him and his countrymen after the Nazi thugs were driven out by the Soviet Army and replaced for four decades by the Communist thugs.
ISBN: 9780802121707
0802121705
Branch Call Number: 891.86 K65mc 2013
Copyright Date: ©2013
Subject Headings: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) Biography Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Czech Republic Terezín (Severočeský kraj) Biography Jews Czech Republic Prague Biography Klima, Ivan
Topical Term: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
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Czech writer Ivan Klima painstakingly recalls what it was like for him and his countrymen after the Nazi were driven out by the Soviets Army and replaced by four decades of Communism.


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