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Children of the ghetto.

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Published by (91 Baker St., W1M 1FA), White Lion Publishers in London .
Written in English



  • London (England),
  • England


  • Jews -- England -- Fiction.,
  • London (England) -- Fiction.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPZ3.Z17 Ch7, PR5922.C5 Ch7
The Physical Object
Pagination[6], 410 p.
Number of Pages410
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5450977M
ISBN 100856178403
LC Control Number73153007

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The edition I read of this book included both "Children of the Ghetto" and "Grandchildren of the Ghetto". The novel is primarily set in the Jewish ghetto of London's east end. Zangwill's portrayal of the ghetto is unsparing, yet empathetic. His characters are Dickensian and his development of setting reminds me of both Dickens and Betty Smith/5. About The Children of the Ghetto. A moving story about Palestine’s Exodus by the Arab world’s finest living novelist. First in a trilogy. Long exiled in New York, Palestinian ex-pat Adam Dannoun thought he knew himself. But an encounter with Blind Mahmoud, a father figure from his childhood, changes everything. "Children of the Ghetto has an appeal springing from the great simplicity and very warm and realistic appreciation of the children as individuals. It tells the story of ordinary children in extraordinary circumstances and shows how the human spirit responds with courage, compassion, devotion even in terrible times.". Israel Zangwill's masterpiece, Children of the Ghetto, is a classic of modern Jewish literature, which, due to the vagaries of the publishing industry, has long been out of print. For helping to make it available again, Meri-Jane Rochelson deserves the warm thanks of both the academic world and the reading public.

  This is a book that stays with you long after you've turned the last page. Chaya Deitsch "An important, often harrowing, and until now little known story of the Holocaust: how thousands of children were rescued from the Warsaw ghetto by a Polish woman of extraordinary daring and moral courage." Joseph KanonBrand: Gallery Books.   CHILDREN OF THE GHETTO My Name Is Adam By Elias Khoury Translated by Humphrey Davies. Adam Dannoun, the protagonist of Elias Khoury’s powerful new novel, calls himself a child of the ghetto. He Author: Isabella Hammad. Complete summary of Israel Zangwill's Children of the Ghetto. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Children of the Ghetto. Zangwill, I. CHILDREN OF THE GHETTO Hardcover New York MacMillan Company Very Good- in boards. Owner name and address to front pastedown. Blemish to paper at front pastedown from sticker removal. Some Rating: % positive.

"Ghetto is a thoughtful, engaging, and very important book that deftly employs history and sociology Brilliantly argued and examined, it will become a classic in the field and easily withstand the test of time." —William Helmreich, "Mitchell Duneier's Ghetto is a badly needed and rich historical analysis. In his subtle Cited by:   About Irena’s Children: The Extraordinary Story of the Woman Who Saved 2, Children from the Warsaw Ghetto by Tilar J. Mazzeo: Despite great risks, Irena Sendler, known as the female Oskar Schindler, rescued approximately 2, Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto—and : Worth Books.   Children's books: a middle class ghetto? Author Elen Caldecott grew up with a foot in two classes - working and middle. But she only saw one of Author: Elen Caldecott. Children of the ghetto. Fitzroy [Victoria]: Globe Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Sheva Glas-Wiener; Sheva Glas-Wiener: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Sheva Glas-Wiener.