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Title: Children of the Rainbow
Publisher: Saqi Books
Publication Date: 1999
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First Edition.
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Combining fact, fiction and mythology, this novel examines the Holocaust's effect on Central and East European Gypsies. Branko, born in Auschwitz, embarks on a quest to find the Gypsy Bible, which will unite his persecuted people and lead them to Romanestan, their mysterious homeland.Book Description:
Children of the Rainbow is a highly acclaimed novel by Turkish-born author Moris Farhi. It tackles a subject rarely mentioned, the plight of Central and East European gypsies in the shadow of the Holocaust. Through an absorbing combination of fact, fiction, and mythology, Farhi tells the story of Branko, a Roma gypsy baby born in the Auschwitz concentration camp, who receives the prophecy that he will be his people’s savior.
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