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The emperor of lies

Sem-Sandberg, Steve 1958- (Author). Death, Sarah (Added Author).


Summary: Follows the World War II tale of Jewish ghetto director Mordechai Chaim Rumkowski, who in an ambitious effort to render the ghetto an invaluable industrial complex makes compromises that have extraordinary consequences.

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  • ISBN: 9780374139643 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0374139644 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: print
    664 pages : map ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011.

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General Note: "Originally published in 2009 by Albert Bonniers Förlag, Sweden, as De fattiga i Lóđź; English translation originally published in 2011 by Faber and Faber Ltd., Great Britain"--title page verso.
Subject: Rumkowski, Mordecai Ḥayim Fiction
Jews Poland History Fiction
Jewish ghettos Poland Łódź History Fiction
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 Fiction
Łódź (Poland) Fiction
Genre: Historical fiction.

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