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Trieste: A Novel

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pub. Date:
2014
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English
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"Haya Tedeschi sits alone in Gorizia, in northeastern Italy, surrounded by a basket of photographs and newspaper clippings. Now an old woman, she waits to be reunited after sixty-two years with her son, fathered by an SS officer and stolen from her by the German authorities as part of Himmler's clandestine Lebensborn project. Haya reflects on her Catholicized Jewish family's experiences, dealing unsparingly with the massacre of Italian Jews in the concentration camps of Trieste. Her obsessive search for her son leads her to photographs, maps, and fragments of verse, to testimonies from the Nuremberg trials and interviews with second-generation Jews, and to eyewitness accounts of atrocities that took place on her doorstep. From this broad collage of material and memory arises the staggering chronicle of Nazi occupation in northern Italy. Written in immensely powerful language and employing a range of astonishing conceptual devices, Trieste is a novel like no other. Daša Drndić has produced a shattering contribution to the literature of twentieth-century history"--
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subject_facetElectronic books
Historical fiction
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Psychological aspects -- Fiction
Italy -- History -- German occupation, 1943-1945 -- Fiction
Jewish fiction
Jewish women -- Italy -- Fiction
Mothers and sons -- Italy -- Fiction
title_displayTrieste
title_fullTrieste / Daša Drndić ; translated from the Croatian by Ellen Elias-Bursać
Trieste A Novel
Trieste [electronic resource] Drndić, Daša, 1946-
title_shortTrieste
title_subA Novel
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Fiction
Historical Fiction
History
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Jewish women
Literature
Mothers and sons
Psychological aspects