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Wartime Lies Louis Begley

Wartime Lies By Louis Begley

Wartime Lies by Louis Begley


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Summary

In Poland, in 1939, the secure world of assimilated Jews is blown away by the invasion of the Third Reich. Maciek's father disappears into the war's vortex, leaving the orphaned child with his Aunt Tania. It is her cool inventiveness, in their dramatic flight through a landscape of oppression, that ensures their fragile survival.

Wartime Lies Summary

Wartime Lies by Louis Begley

Poland, 1939. The comfortable, secure world of assimilated Jews is blown away by the invasion of the Third Reich. Maciek's father disappears into the war's vortex, leaving the orphaned child with his acerbic and beautiful Aunt Tania. It is her cool inventiveness, in their dramatic flight through a landscape of oppression, that will ensure their fragile survival.

About Louis Begley

Louis Begley was born in 1933 in Poland. Among his novels are Wartime Lies (1991), About Schmidt (1996), Mistler's Exit (1998), Schmidt Delivered (2000), Shipwreck (2003). He has received the PEN/Ernest Hemingway Fiction Award, the Irish Times - Aer Lingus Book Prize, the Prix Medicis Etranger (all for Wartime Lies), and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature. He lives in New York.

Additional information

GOR001750266
9780141188690
0141188693
Wartime Lies by Louis Begley
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
20070104
208
N/A
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