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The Resource Epistolophilia : writing the life of Ona Šimaitė, Julija Šukys

Epistolophilia : writing the life of Ona Šimaitė, Julija Šukys

Label
Epistolophilia : writing the life of Ona Šimaitė
Title
Epistolophilia
Title remainder
writing the life of Ona Šimaitė
Statement of responsibility
Julija Šukys
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Scholar Julija Sukys attempts to piece together the life of Ona Simaite (1894-1970), a librarian who slipped into the Jewish ghetto of German-occupied Vilnius countless times to carry food, clothes, medicine, money, and counterfeit documents to its prisoners.
Tone
Writing style
Award
Canadian Jewish Book Award, 2013.
Biography type
individual biography
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10147882
Cataloging source
DLC
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Šukys, Julija
Dewey number
  • 940.53/18092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
D804.66.S54
LC item number
S85 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Šimaitė, Ona
  • Šimaitė, Ona
  • Šimaitė, Ona
  • Biography
  • Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust
  • Holocaust survivors
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Librarians
  • Vilnius (Lithuania)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
writing the life of Ona Simaite
Label
Epistolophilia : writing the life of Ona Šimaitė, Julija Šukys
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-217)
Contents
Pt. 1. The Woman in the Park -- Vilnius -- Correspondence -- Ona Simaite's Letters to Marijona Čilvinaitę, 1957-1958 -- Caregiving and Letters -- pt. 2. A Childhood Tale -- Russian Letters -- Everyday Writings -- pt. 3. Ghetto -- Mowszowicz -- Letters to Kazys Jakubėnas, 1941-1943 -- Destruction of the Ghetto -- pt. 4. Kazys -- Kazys's Death -- Alfonsas's Theory -- pt. 5. Catholicism, Sex, and Sin -- Mothering -- pt. 6. Ludelange -- Freedom -- Toulouse -- Letters to New York -- La Courtine -- pt. 7. The Ghetto Library -- Librarians -- Writing a Woman's Life -- pt. 8. Alduta -- Family Letters -- Soviet Schizophrenia -- Death in Vilnius -- Paris 1968 -- Single and Crazy -- pt. 9. Cormeilles -- October
Control code
2011030426
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 217 p.
Isbn
9780803236325
Lccn
2011030426
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn744977253
Label
Epistolophilia : writing the life of Ona Šimaitė, Julija Šukys
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-217)
Contents
Pt. 1. The Woman in the Park -- Vilnius -- Correspondence -- Ona Simaite's Letters to Marijona Čilvinaitę, 1957-1958 -- Caregiving and Letters -- pt. 2. A Childhood Tale -- Russian Letters -- Everyday Writings -- pt. 3. Ghetto -- Mowszowicz -- Letters to Kazys Jakubėnas, 1941-1943 -- Destruction of the Ghetto -- pt. 4. Kazys -- Kazys's Death -- Alfonsas's Theory -- pt. 5. Catholicism, Sex, and Sin -- Mothering -- pt. 6. Ludelange -- Freedom -- Toulouse -- Letters to New York -- La Courtine -- pt. 7. The Ghetto Library -- Librarians -- Writing a Woman's Life -- pt. 8. Alduta -- Family Letters -- Soviet Schizophrenia -- Death in Vilnius -- Paris 1968 -- Single and Crazy -- pt. 9. Cormeilles -- October
Control code
2011030426
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 217 p.
Isbn
9780803236325
Lccn
2011030426
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn744977253

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