The Jew: Novel Based on a True Story by Dominik Poleski

The Jew: Novel Based on a True Story

byDominik Poleski

Kobo ebook | February 16, 2017

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The book is based on real-life events that took place in the historically pivotal years 19671969 amid widespread students protests in Europe and America, the invasion of Czechoslovakia by the Soviet Union, the Vietnam War at its height, and sociopolitical turmoil in Poland, resulting in several thousand Jews fleeing the country. Its a deeply personal and harrowing survival story of a Jewish teenager, Alek, and his mother, Zofia Brodski, in a small, isolated, and backward community in a communist totalitarian state amid discrimination, prejudice, and rampant poverty. Peoples lives are at the mercy of communist bureaucrats, the state police, the pervading presence of the Catholic Church, and the insane Marxist-Leninist ideology when lies became the truth and the prevailing doctrine. It all culminates in an incredible and most unusual conclusion. For some inexplicable reason, the author happened to be in the right place at the right time when many of the events took place.

Title:The Jew: Novel Based on a True StoryFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:February 16, 2017Publisher:Xlibris USLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:152458309X

ISBN - 13:9781524583095

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from FASCINATING, TRULY UNIQUE, MUST READ! This book is truly fascinating, one of a kind. Very well- written in a raw, "unvarnished", flawless language, depicting most heart-wrenching story of survival of Jewish mother and her teenage son, in a communist totalitarian state, in a small, isolated border town. The protagonist is faced with abject poverty, discrimination, prejudice and violence amidst corrupt communist bureaucrats, police and the Catholic Church. This book will make you laugh, it will make you cry, but it will not leave you indifferent. Must read for a unique reading experience!
Date published: 2018-11-14