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K i e v — A m e r i c a n J ew i s h F i c t i o n B o o k s
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Rise up in anger. New York, Putnam, 1963. 384 p.
Herbert Boysen, a German officer during World War II, while trying
to help some Jews, is deterred by Nazi guards, framed and shipped to a
concentration camp. He pursues a relentless search for the men responsible
for his being sent to Buchenwald. One has a penetrating picture of the
German people during and after the war.
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Y. L. Stories from Peretz. Trans, and ed. by Sol Liptzin. New York,
Hebrew, 1964. 246 p.
A reprint.
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Messiah’s chains. Trans, from Yiddish by Joseph Leftwich.
New York, Bloch, 1963. 290 p.
An epic based on Jewish folklore culled from Biblical and Rabbinical
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Lindmann: a novel. New York, Holt, Rinehart & Winston,
1964. 335 p.
In 1942 the S.S. Broda, filled with refugees from Hitler’s concentration
camps, bound for Palestine, sank off the Turkish coast. This is the story
of one of its two survivors, Jacob Lindmann.
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Blood from the sky. Trans, from French by Peter Wiles. New
York, Harcourt, Brace & World, 1964. 316 p.
Story of Baron Boris D, a Ukrainian Jew and his wife Naomi and
their flight West across Europe to escape extermination by the Nazis in
the early 1940s.
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A. Jacob have I loved. Grand Rapids, Eerdmanns, 1963. 285 p.
Novel based on the story of Jacob in the Bible.
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My friend Musa and other stories. New York, Abelard-
Schuman, 1963. 248 p.
Seventeen stories replete with humor, insight and biting sarcasm on
the present Middle East situation.
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The men. Trans, from German
Michael Bullock.
New York, Putnam, 1963. 382 p.
Eveline Clausen, child of a German-Jewish marriage, is sent to Bulgaria
to live out World War II. At seventeen she returns alone to occupied
Germany and discovers the brutal facts of living with conquerors.
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The street of crocodiles. Trans, by Celina Wienjewska. New
York, Walker, 1963. 159 p.
Loosely connected series of reminiscences concerning the narrator’s
boyhood in Southeastern Poland. The author, a Polish Jew, was killed
during the German occupation.
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L. S. Seven days of mourning. New York, Random, 1963. 113 p.
The refusal of the Shimansky family to mourn the death of their
youngest son and the intrusion of a stranger, Vossen Gleich, who attempts
to force the household into mourning.
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The chosen one. New York, Yoseloff, 1964. 607
p .
An historical novel of the Marranos of 16th century Portugal and
the remarkable career of Salomo Molko who came to regard himself as
the long promised Messiah, and Prince David Reubeni, emissary of the
lost ten tribes.
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My enemy, my brother. New York, Yoseloff, 1963. 476
p .
Novel of three generations of the Stein family, wealthy Jews of Nurn-
berg, Germany, who do not see the danger of Hitler until it is too late.