The Man From The Other Side

Mass Market Paperback | January 1, 1995

byUri Orlev

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A teenager's experiences in the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II. "This is a story of individual bravery and national shame that highlights just how hopeless was the fate of the Warsaw Jews." -- School Library Journal, starred review

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"A Pole, 14-year-old Marek helps his stepfather smuggle goods into the Jewish ghetto, enduring trips through the foul sewers not from altruism but in order to reap lucrative profits . . . When Marek decides to help another Jew, his actions lead him into the ghetto during the peak of the uprising. The author(s) refusal to exaggerate giv...

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A teenager's experiences in the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II. "This is a story of individual bravery and national shame that highlights just how hopeless was the fate of the Warsaw Jews." -- School Library Journal, starred review

Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 7.2 × 4.4 × 0.6 inPublished:January 1, 1995Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

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ISBN - 10:0140370889

ISBN - 13:9780140370881

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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"A Pole, 14-year-old Marek helps his stepfather smuggle goods into the Jewish ghetto, enduring trips through the foul sewers not from altruism but in order to reap lucrative profits . . . When Marek decides to help another Jew, his actions lead him into the ghetto during the peak of the uprising. The author(s) refusal to exaggerate gives the story unimpeachable impact".--Publishers Weekly