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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

Label
A mad desire to dance : a novel
Title
A mad desire to dance
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Elie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Catherine Temerson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Sixty year-old Doriel Waldman, a Polish Jew born in 1936, is on the verge of insanity until Dr. Therese 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
Member of
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
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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299522
Cataloging source
DLC
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1928-
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Wiesel, Elie
Dewey number
843/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Temerson, Catherine
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True
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  • Holocaust survivors
  • Children of Holocaust survivors
  • Mothers and sons
  • Dybbuk
  • Counselor and client
  • Immigrants
Target audience
adult
Label
A mad desire to dance : a novel, Elie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Catherine Temerson
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn436030083
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
271 p.
Isbn
9780805212129
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2009051065
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)436030083
Label
A mad desire to dance : a novel, Elie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Catherine Temerson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn436030083
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
271 p.
Isbn
9780805212129
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2009051065
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)436030083

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