Gratitude

Paperback | March 24, 2009

byJoseph Kertes

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March 1944: War's darkest period descends upon Hungary's Jews. By the time it ends, over half a million Jews will have been murdered. Gratitude tells the story of that period, through a group of people whom terrible circumstance has thrown together, and of lives and loves saved and lost.

A brilliant exploration with deep humanity of the complexities of the human psyche in its darkest hour.

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March 1944: War's darkest period descends upon Hungary's Jews. By the time it ends, over half a million Jews will have been murdered. Gratitude tells the story of that period, through a group of people whom terrible circumstance has thrown together, and of lives and loves saved and lost. A brilliant exploration with deep humanity of th...

 JOSEPH KERTES was born in Hungary but escaped with his family to Canada after the revolution of 1956. He studied English at York University and the University of Toronto, where he was encouraged in his writing by Irving Layton and Marshall McLuhan. His first novel, Winter Tulips , won the Stephen Leacock Award for Humour. His third n...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:516 pages, 8.24 × 5.24 × 1.09 inPublished:March 24, 2009Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143053590

ISBN - 13:9780143053590

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