The Avengers

The Avengers

A Jewish War Story

Book - 2001 | 1st ed.
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Rich Cohen, author of the acclaimed Tough Jews , again narrates a little-known episode of Jewish history, this time altering what we thought we knew about the Holocaust.

Abba Kovner, Vitka Kempner, Ruzka Korczak-comrades, lovers, friends. In the Lithuanian ghetto of Vilna, they were the heart of a breathtakingly courageous underground movement, and when the ghetto was liquidated, they fled to the forests and joined other partisans in continued sabotage and resistance. Riveting, poignant and uplifting, The Avengers is a powerful exploration of resistance and revenge, of courage and dedication, and an inside look at some of the intrepid individuals who fought against the Holocaust and the nazi occupation of Europe.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2001, c2000.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780375705298
0375705295
9780375405464
0375405461
Branch Call Number: 940.5318 C678
Characteristics: 261 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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