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The Avengers A Jewish War Story (Paperback)

Author:  Rich Cohen
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0375705295
ISBN-13: 9780375705298
Sku: 30801593
Publish Date: 9/1/2001
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8H x 5.25L x 0.75T
Pages:  272
Age Range:  NA
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Cohen, author of the acclaimed "Tough Jews", narrates a little-known episode of Jewish history, this time altering what readers thought they knew about the Holocaust in a true story about Lithuanian resistance fighters.
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Describes the World War II accomplishments of a daring team of Jewish guerrillas, led by Abba Kovner and his chief lieutenants, two teenage girls, Vitka Kempner and Ruzka Korczak, their struggle in the ghetto and in the Baltic forests, their plan for revenge against the Nazis, and their efforts to build new lives for themselves as part of the new state of Israel. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.

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Washington Post Book World
"Cohen is a gifted writer with a special talent for rendering mood and atmosphere, and this is a tremendous story, but he fails to explore it in all of its complexity. Yes, the partisans of Vilna were heroes, but Cohen turns them into superheroes, which only detracts from the courage of their acts." - Jonathan Mahler 09/20/2000
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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0272
Product attributePublisher:   Vintage Books USA
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