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Displaced Persons: A Novel

Authors: Schwarz, Ghita
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
BISAC/Subject: FIC014000, FIC000000, FIC014050
ISBN: 9780062006813, Related ISBNs: 0062006819, 9780061881770, 9780062006813
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 368,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

“This is an amazing novel. The writing is piercing and clear, and the humanity of the author and her characters will inhabit my thoughts for years to come.”
—Anne Roiphe, National Book Award-winning author of Fruitful

 

An astonishing tale of grief and anger, memory and survival, Displaced Persons marks the arrival of a supremely gifted new literary talent, Ghita Schwarz. Schwarz’s powerful story of a group of Holocaust survivors—“displaced persons”—struggling to remake their lives and cope with the stigma of their pasts in the wake of the monumental Nazi horror is beautiful, tragic, moving, and unforgettable, chronicling the lives of ordinary people who have suffered under extraordinary circumstances.

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