Between Sky And Sea by Herz BergnerBetween Sky And Sea by Herz Bergner

Between Sky And Sea

byHerz Bergner

Paperback | March 24, 2017

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Beautifully written with extraordinary insight into the frailties of humanity."-AustralianOriginally written in Yiddish and first published in English in 1946, this was one of the earliest works of fiction to address the consequences of Hitler's Final Solution. Herz Bergner's novel follows a group of Jewish refugees fleeing Europe aboard a dilapidated freighter. As the ship creeps toward disaster, tensions surface on board. The author creates unflinching psychological portraits of the reactions of the passengers to the profound uncertainty of their fate. An arresting novel of compassion and understanding, that resonates tragically with the recent Syrian refugee crisis. "Beautifully written with extraordinary insight into the frailties of humanity."-AustralianOriginally written in Yiddish and first published in English in 1946, this was one of the earliest works of fiction to address the consequences of Hitler's Final Solution. Herz Bergner's novel follows a group of Jewish refugees fleeing Europe aboard a dilapidated freighter. As the ship creeps toward disaster, tensions surface on board. The author creates unflinching psychological portraits of the reactions of the passengers to the profound uncertainty of their fate. An arresting novel of compassion and understanding, that resonates tragically with the recent Syrian refugee crisis. "Beautifully written with extraordinary insight into the frailties of humanity."-AustralianOriginally written in Yiddish and first published in English in 1946, this was one of the earliest works of fiction to address the consequences of Hitler's Final Solution. Herz Bergner's novel follows a group of Jewish refugees fleeing Europe aboard a dilapidated freighter. As the ship creeps toward disaster, tensions surface on board. The author creates unflinching psychological portraits of the reactions of the passengers to the profound uncertainty of their fate. An arresting novel of compassion and understanding, that resonates tragically with the recent Syrian refugee crisis. "
Herz Bergner was born in Poland in 1907 and migrated to Australia with his wife in 1938. His first book,The New House, published in 1941, was a collection of short stories about immigrants adapting to life in a new land. Herz Bergner died in 1970.
Title:Between Sky And SeaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 0.71 inPublished:March 24, 2017Publisher:Text Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:192165631X

ISBN - 13:9781921656316

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