The testament

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Schocken Books,
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Writing in prison, a Russian Jewish poet recounts the hopes, frustrations, and ultimate futility of his attempt to reconcile the beliefs of his Jewish heritage and the Communist ideal he has pursued
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display_description On August 12, 1952, Russia's greatest Jewish writers were secretly executed by Stalin. In this remarkable blend of history and imagination, Paltiel Kossover meets the same fate but, unlike his real-life counterparts, he is permitted to leave a written testament. From a Jewish boyhood in pre-revolutionary Russia, Paltiel traveled down a road that embraced Communism, only to return to Russia and discover a Communitst Party that has become his mortal enemy. Two decades later, Paltiel's son, Grisha, reads this precious record of his father's life and finds that it illuminates the shadowed planes of his own. -- from back cover.
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ils:.b13217379 Book Books English Schocken Books, 1999. 346 pages : map ; 21 cm.
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subject_facet Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union -- Fiction
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title_full The testament / Elie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Marion Wiesel
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