Odessa: Genius and Death in a City of Dreams

Odessa: Genius and Death in a City of Dreams
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Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Total Pages : 337
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ISBN-10 : 9780393080520
ISBN-13 : 0393080528
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Book Synopsis Odessa: Genius and Death in a City of Dreams by : Charles King

Download or read book Odessa: Genius and Death in a City of Dreams written by Charles King and published by W. W. Norton & Company. This book was released on 2011-02-28 with total page 337 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Winner of a National Jewish Book Award "Fascinating.…A humane and tragic survey of a great and tragic subject." —Jan Morris, Literary Review From Alexander Pushkin and Isaac Babel to Zionist renegade Vladimir Jabotinsky and filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein, an astonishing cast of geniuses helped shape Odessa, a legendary haven of cosmopolitan freedom on the Black Sea. Drawing on a wealth of original sources and offering the first detailed account of the destruction of the city's Jewish community during the Second World War, Charles King's Odessa is both history and elegy—a vivid chronicle of a multicultural city and its remarkable resilience over the past two centuries.


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