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The book of Aron
The book of Aron
Shepard, Jim2016
Articles
Warsaw, Poland, 1939. Aron is a nine-year-old Polish Jew, and a troublemaker. As the walls go up around the ghetto, as the lice and typhus rage, as food is stolen and even Jewish police betray their people, Aron smuggles from the other side to survive. In a place where no one thinks of anyone but himself, the only exception is Doctor Korczak; children's rights activist and embattled orphanage director. They call the doctor a hero. Aron is not a hero. He is not special or selfless or spirited. He is ordinary. He is willing to do what the doctor will not.
Main title:
The book of Aron / Jim Shepard.
Author:
Shepard, Jim, author
Imprint:
London : Quercus, 2016.London : Quercus, 2016.
Collation:
247 pages ; 20 cm
Notes:
Originally published: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
ISBN:
9781784290320 (pbk)
Dewey class:
813.6FICTION
Language:
English
BRN:
1835295
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