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Author Semprun, Jorge.

Uniform Title Ecriture ou la vie. English
Title Literature or life / Jorge Semprun ; translated from the French by Linda Coverdale.

Imprint New York : Viking, 1997.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Baron  940.5318 Se54Bs 1997    ---  Lib Use Only
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  940.5318 Se54Bs 1997 c.2  ---  Lib Use Only
Description 310 p. ; 24 cm.
Summary A fictionalized account of one man's journey through hell and the difficulty of writing about it. The author, a Spaniard, was a member of the French resistance during World War II. He was arrested by the Gestapo and sent to Buchenwald, a death camp. The novel looks at the gulf between experiences and what one can put in words. By the author of The Long Voyage.
Subject Semprun, Jorge.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, French.
Prisoners of war -- France -- Biography.
Prisoners of war -- Germany -- Biography.
ISBN 0670872881 (alk. paper)
9780670872886 (alk. paper)

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