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Sister of the Birds, and Other Gypsy Tales

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Hardcover, 72 pages
Published August 1st 1976 by Abingdon Press (first published 1976)
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Polish writer, philospher, and follkorist Jerzy Ficowski (1924-2006) was a remarkable figure, both the writer and the man; he was a lifelong champion of the oppressed peoples of his native country, namely the Jews and the Roma (Gypsies). After World War II, Ficowsky became fascinated with the language and culture of the Roma, just as he studied and translated from Romanian and Spanish (including the poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca. Ficowski traveled extensively
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A Polish poet, writer and translator (from Yiddish, Russian and Romani).
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