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To the Edge of Sorrow

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From "fiction's foremost chronicler of the Holocaust" (Philip Roth), a haunting novel about an unforgettable group of Jewish partisans fighting the Nazis during World War II.

Battling numbing cold, ever-present hunger, and German soldiers determined to hunt them down, four dozen resistance fighters--escapees from a nearby ghetto--hide in a Ukrainian forest, determined to
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Hardcover, 304 pages
Published January 14th 2020 by Schocken Books Inc
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Nov 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Every once in a while I wake up thinking about the book I finished the day before and sometimes it’s with a haunting feeling that makes me realize that it’s one I won’t forget and that I should have rated it higher . This is one of those books and this morning I decided this was definitely a five star book. Told through the eyes of a seventeen year old Edmund hiding in a Ukrainian forest with a small group of resistors, it’s a story of the atrocities of war. It’s a story of the holocaust even ...more
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AHARON APPELFELD is the author of more than forty works of fiction and nonfiction, including Until the Dawn's Light and The Iron Tracks (both winners of the National Jewish Book Award) and The Story of a Life (winner of the Prix Médicis Étranger). Other honors he has received include the Giovanni Bocaccio Literary Prize, the Nelly Sachs Prize, the Israel Prize, the Bialik Prize, the Independent ...more