"Nowolipie Street" by Jozef Hen
Translated from the Polish by Krystyna Boron
"Nowolipie Street" by Józef Hen, first published in Poland in 1991, is a memoir about growing up in a middle-class Jewish family in Warsaw during the 1920’s and 30’s, up through the first few months of the German occupation. The book describes the lost world of Polish Jews in rich detail, which the reader learns about through the author's observations as a child and later, as an adolescent boy. The author's care-free life is shattered abruptly when Germany invades Poland. The author describes the horror of living through the incessant bombardment of Warsaw and the chaos of the early months following the invasion. The book ends when the sixteen year old author flees the country. His father, one brother and one sister all perished in the war.
Józef Hen is one of the most highly regarded Polish writers of his generation. His books have been published extensively at home and abroad. "Nowolipie Street" is his first book to appear in English. For more information about Józef Hen, please see the publisher's website below.
"Nowolipie Street" is currently available through Amazon Kindle and will also be available in a paperback edition in mid-December.
Publisher: DL BOOKS LLC
DL BOOKS LLC
5813 Augusta Lane
Bethesda, Maryland 20816
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