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The Persistence of Hope: A True Story (Hardback)

Albert Alcalay

Edité par University of Delaware Press, United States, 2007
ISBN 10: 1611493080 / ISBN 13: 9781611493085
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Titre : The Persistence of Hope: A True Story (...

Éditeur : University of Delaware Press, United States

Date d'édition : 2007

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

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Language: English . Brand New Book. This is the personal saga of a young Yugoslavian artist who, well aware of the Nazi danger from its earliest days, was drafted into the Yugoslav army and taken prisoner of war. Released from the work camp because of his personal courage, Alcalay returned to Nazi-occupied Belgrade where German reprisals caused the execution of over one hundred Jews. Despite the dangers, he and his family began a journey of escape that led them in various directions until an Italian family saved them. He survived to flourish in postwar Rome as a prominent member of a successor generation to the great Jewish Emotionalist movement that included Soutine, Pascine, Modigliani, Zadkine, and Chagall. After immigrating to the U.S., he joined the Harvard faculty. N° de réf. du libraire ANB9781611493085

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Synopsis : This is the personal saga of a young Yugoslavian artist who, well aware of the Nazi danger from its earliest days, was drafted into the Yugoslav army and taken prisoner of war. Released from the work camp because of his personal courage, Alcalay returned to Nazi-occupied Belgrade where German reprisals caused the execution of over one hundred Jews. Despite the dangers, he and his family began a journey of escape that led them in various directions until an Italian family saved them. He survived to flourish in postwar Rome as a prominent member of a successor generation to the great Jewish Emotionalist movement that included Soutine, Pascine, Modigliani, Zadkine, and Chagall. After immigrating to the U.S., he joined the Harvard faculty.

A propos de l'auteur: Albert Alcalay died in 2008.

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