Translated by Zigmund Jampel
Awards: Winner, 1994 Toronto Jewish Fiction Prize
In 1928 a young man has just discovered the devastating truths of his mother's disappearance four years earlier. So begins a dramatic and emotional tale of one man's lifetrade union strikes in Poland before the war; spring Warsaw nights where he finds love; the arduous trek in the winter of 1942 through Russia in search of his father who had disappeared in the First World War, and their bittersweet reunion. In the Heart of Warsaw is the long-awaited sequel to When Paupers Dance, Renglich's poignant coming of age story set in the ghettos of Lublin and Warsaw in Poland before World War II. When Paupers Dance was the 1989 winner of the Toronto Jewish Cultural Council's Fiction Prize.Biography & Autobiography 1998
212 pp 9" x 6"
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