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The Resource House on endless waters : a novel, Emuna Elon ; translated from Hebrew by Anthony Berris and Linda Yechiel

House on endless waters : a novel, Emuna Elon ; translated from Hebrew by Anthony Berris and Linda Yechiel

Label
House on endless waters : a novel
Title
House on endless waters
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Emuna Elon ; translated from Hebrew by Anthony Berris and Linda Yechiel
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • heb
  • eng
Summary
"At the behest of his agent, renowned author Yoel Blum reluctantly agrees to visit his birthplace of Amsterdam to promote his books, despite promising his late mother that he would never return to that city. While touring the Jewish Historical Museum with his wife, Yoel stumbles upon footage portraying prewar Dutch Jewry and is astonished to see the youthful face of his beloved mother staring back at him, posing with his father, his older sister...and an infant he doesn't recognize. This unsettling discovery launches him into a fervent search for the truth, shining a light on Amsterdam's dark wartime history--the underground networks that hid Jewish children away from danger and those who betrayed their own for the sake of survival. The deeper into the past Yoel digs to tell the story of his life, the better he understands his mother's silence, and the more urgent the question that has unconsciously haunted him for a lifetime--Who am I?--becomes"--Dust jacket flap
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Elon, Emunah
Dewey number
892.43/6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PJ5054.E49847
LC item number
B3513 2020
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Berris, Anthony
  • Yechiel, Linda
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewish authors
  • Jews
  • Jews, Dutch
  • Family secrets
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Target audience
adult
Label
House on endless waters : a novel, Emuna Elon ; translated from Hebrew by Anthony Berris and Linda Yechiel
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Israel in 2016 by Kinneret Zmora-Bitan Dvir"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9781982130220
Lccn
2019039570
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 2372457
  • (OCoLC)on1104327591
  • (OCoLC)1104327591
Label
House on endless waters : a novel, Emuna Elon ; translated from Hebrew by Anthony Berris and Linda Yechiel
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Israel in 2016 by Kinneret Zmora-Bitan Dvir"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9781982130220
Lccn
2019039570
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 2372457
  • (OCoLC)on1104327591
  • (OCoLC)1104327591

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