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Published by New Press in Toronto .
Written in English



  • Poland


  • Charney, Ann.,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland -- Personal narratives.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsD810.J4 C47
The Physical Object
Pagination170 p.
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5092442M
ISBN 10088770140X
LC Control Number74164010

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The book opens in as the nameless narrator, a five-year-old Polish-Jewish girl, emerges from the barn loft in which she has been hiding for three years with her mother, her aunt, a cousin and another family. As advancing Russian troops drive out the Germans, the family resettles in what is left of Dobryd, their devastated Polish village/5(3). The book begins as they are liberated and try and find their way back into the real world. Although this was an interesting perspective, the book moved incredibly slow at times. It focused on such a small period of time, that it seemed to drag a bit. The book also needed an epilogue. Overall, a decent book, but not something I would re-read/5(3). Print book: Biography: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Charney, Ann -- Childhood and youth. Holocaust, Jewish () -- Personal narratives. Poland -- Biography. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. Get this from a library! Dobryd. [Ann Charney] -- "By the time I was five years old, I had spent half my life hidden away in a barn loft." So begins a Jewish girl's account of her childhood amid the ruins of World War II. The time is , the.

  The book Dobryd is different in that it does not focus on characters who are arrested or imprisoned. In fact most of the story occurs in the years following the war. Told in the first person, this story details the struggles of a five year old girl as she emerges from over two years of hiding in a space too small for a standing adult. The book opens in an American-born feminist who settled in Dobryd and died in Treblinka's gas chambers, fighting the guards who dragged her naked to the ``showers.'' Told in a matter-of.   Read "Dobryd" by Ann Charney available from Rakuten Kobo. A “marvelous” autobiographical novel of a Jewish girl emerging from hiding in Poland after the defeat of Brand: The Permanent Press. Dobryd by Ann Charney. With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts. Kindle Book OverDrive Read Adobe EPUB eBook KB; Ann Charney (Author) Ann Charney is a novelist, short story writer and journalist who has received awards for.

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