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Parnas: A Scene from the Holocaust

By: Arieti, Silvano

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PAUL DRY BOOKS: 6/7/2014

Seller ID: 9780966491302

ISBN: 0966491300

Condition: USED


"The psychiatrist's insight and storyteller's skill offer an absorbing tale."--Elie Wiesel"A work of art."--"The New York Times Book Review""A book to read again and again with the same piety with which it has been written."--Primo LeviThe Parnas recreates the final days of Giuseppe Pardo Roques, the lay leader, or parnas, of the Sephardic Jewish community of Pisa, Italy, who was killed in his home by the Nazis in August, 1944. Pardo was a mentor to the author, and, indeed, he was a figure adored and celebrated not only by the Jews of Pisa but by the Christians as well. He was lear... View more info