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Kahn & Engelmann (2000) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Tells the story of a Jewish family from rural Hungary, their immigration to Vienna in the great days of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, their loves, business ventures and failings, and their eventual tragic destruction. Narrated by Peter Engelmann, who wishes only to forget his past, this highly original novel recreates a vanished Vienna with salty humour and humanity. In a voice which is appealing without being sentimental, Peter describes his escape from the Nazis through snowy woods, his attempts to start a new life in England and Canada, and his decision to immigrate to Israel. Written by an eminent scholar, himself a survivor of Nazism, Kahn & Engelmann is both an entertaining novel and a major work of Holocaust literature.

Original title: Kahn & Engelmann
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionHistoricalWorld War IIHolocaust
FictionGeneral FictionEthnic And MulticulturalJewish

Edition #1: Kahn & Engelmann

Kahn & Engelmann (2009)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Jean M. Snook
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Kahn & Engelmann (April 30, 2009)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Biblioasis
ISBN: 9781897231548
Dimensions: 5.4 x 8.4 x 1 in
Pages: 334

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