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If this is a man [and] : The truce

Author: Primo Levi; Stuart Woolf
Publisher: London : Abacus, an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group, 2019. ©1960.
Series: Hachette essentials.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Primo Levi's account of life as a concentration camp prisoner falls into two parts. IF THIS IS A MAN describes his deportation to Poland and the twenty months he spend working in Auschwitz. THE TRUCE covers his long journey to Italy at the end of the war through Russia and Central Europe. Levi never raises his voice, complains or attributes blame. By telling his story quietly, objectively and in plain language he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Personal narratives
Named Person: Primo Levi; Primo Levi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Primo Levi; Stuart Woolf
ISBN: 9780349144009 0349144001 0349142866 9780349142869
OCLC Number: 1107794922
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Description: vi, 453 pages : 20 cm.
Series Title: Hachette essentials.
Other Titles: Se questo è un uomo.
Truce
Responsibility: Primo Levi ; translated by Stuart Woolf.

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A reissue of Primo Levi's classic memoir of the Holocaust, published to mark his centenary.  Read more...

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Philip Roth * 'One of the greatest human testaments of the era.' * THE TRUCE: * 'One of the century's truly necessary books.' * A life-changing book. * Daily Express * The death of Primo Levi robs Read more...

 
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