--Anne Roiphe, National Book Award-winning author of Fruitful
An astonishing tale of grief and anger, memory and survival, Displaced Persons marks the arrival of a supremely gifted new literary talent, Ghita Schwarz. Schwarz's powerful story of a group of Holocaust survivors--"displaced persons"--struggling to remake their lives and cope with the stigma of their pasts in the wake of the monumental Nazi horror is beautiful, tragic, moving, and unforgettable, chronicling the lives of ordinary people who have suffered under extraordinary circumstances.
- Paperback | 340 pages
- 134.62 x 200.66 x 25.4mm | 204.12g
- 23 Aug 2011
- William Morrow & Company
- Illustrations, black and white
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Back cover copy
Ghita Schwarz's Displaced Persons is an astonishing novel of grief, anger, and survival that examines the landscape of liberation and reveals the interior despairs and joys of immigrants shaped by war and trauma.