The Resource A mad desire to dance : a novel, Elie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Catherine Temerson

A mad desire to dance : a novel, Elie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Catherine Temerson

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A mad desire to dance : a novel
Title
A mad desire to dance
Title remainder
a novel
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Elie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Catherine Temerson
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  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Sixty year-old Doriel Waldman, a Polish Jew born in 1936, is on the verge of insanity until Dr. Thérèse Goldschmidt draws him out with his story of surviving the Holocaust in hiding with his father while his mother made a reputation for herself in the Polish resistance--only to die in an accident shortly after the war
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Title
A mad desire to dance
Creator
Contributor
Summary
A European orphan transplanted to New York, Doriel is shaped by the pain of the deaths of his parents following World War II and the horrors of the Holocaust, and seeks solace in an intense study of Judaism and a search for the secrets of his mother's life
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299522
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
843/.914
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the French
LC call number
PQ2683.I32
LC item number
D4713 2009
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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Elie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Catherine Temerson
A mad desire to dance : a novel, Elie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Catherine Temerson

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    • Douglas County Libraries, Philip S. MillerBorrow it
      100 S. Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO, 80104, US
      39.3681268 -104.8590461
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