Dry Tears: The Story of a Lost Childhood by Nechama TecDry Tears: The Story of a Lost Childhood by Nechama Tec

Dry Tears: The Story of a Lost Childhood

byNechama Tec

Paperback | November 1, 1984

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A story of a young Jewish girl's coming of age during the tragic years of the Holocaust.
Nechama Tec is at University of Connecticut, Stamford.
Title:Dry Tears: The Story of a Lost ChildhoodFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 5.31 × 7.99 × 0.51 inPublished:November 1, 1984Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195035003

ISBN - 13:9780195035001

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"A story of human resilience...made all the more remarkable because it is seen through the eyes of a young girl who bore herself beyond the promise of her years."--Rabbi Alexander M. Schindler, President, Union of American Hebrew Congregations