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To Wear the Dust of War: From Bialystok to Shanghai to the Promised Land, an Oral History

Samuel Iwry

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ISBN 10: 1403965765 / ISBN 13: 9781403965769
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Paperback. 256 pages. Dimensions: 8.0in. x 5.0in. x 0.6in.On the eve of World War I, ten-year-old Samuel Iwry and his family joined other Jewish refugees in fleeing Poland for Russia. At age twenty-nine, Iwry was forced to flee again--this time from the Soviets--and ended up in Shanghai, joining 20, 000 Jewish r This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781403965769

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Title: To Wear the Dust of War: From Bialystok to ...

Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan

Binding: Paperback

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On the eve of World War I, ten-year-old Samuel Iwry and his family joined other Jewish refugees in fleeing Poland for Russia. At age twenty-nine, Iwry was forced to flee again--this time from the Soviets--and ended up in Shanghai, joining 20,000 Jewish r

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?This volume of oral history by Samuel Iwry, Hebrew scholar and Zionist activist, is not only an autobiography but also a superb commentary on a turbulent century?s threats and victories.?--Elie Wiesel

?A remarkable odyssey took Samuel Iwry from Bialystok to Shanghai, Baltimore, and Jerusalem. His unflinching narration of his tumultuous life allows us to view the historical tides of the Second World War and its aftermath through a refugee?s eyes. He reminds us again that in order to learn from history we must be willing to listen to it.?--Donald A. Ritchie, author of Doing Oral History

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