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Our story opens in an Austrian city, two generations before the Holocaust, where almost all of the Jews have converted to Christianity. Today the church bells are pealing for Karl, an ambitious young civil servant whose conversion will clear his path to a coveted high government post. Karl's future looks bright, but with his promotion comes a political crisis that turns his conversion into a baptism by fire, unexpectedly reuniting Karl with his past and forcing him to take a stand he could never have imagined.

Synopsis:

Karl, an ambitious young civil servant, plans to convert from Judaism, like most of his friends, in order to remove all obstacles to advancement, but an unexpected crisis forces him to reexamine his decision.

About the Author

Aharon Appelfeld is the author of twelve internationally acclaimed

novels, including The Iron Tracks, The Retreat, and Unto the Soul (all available from Schocken), and Badenheim 1939. He lives in Jerusalem, Israel.

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ISBN:
9780805210989
Other:
Appelfeld, Aharon
Author:
Appelfeld, Aron
Author:
Appelfeld, Aharon
Publisher:
Schocken Books Inc
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
History
Subject:
Jewish fiction.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19991231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.62x5.48x.69 in. .68 lbs.

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