Revolution Baby

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By Joanna Gruda, Alison Anderson (Translated by)
ISBN: 9781609451981
Availability: Available at Wholesaler
Published: Europa Editions - May 6th, 2014

Revolution Baby is the fictionalized memoir of a son of  Communist Jews hidden in WW2-occupied France. Julek’s childhood is peripatetic even before the war. He is sent to live with friends and to schools and camps because his mother puts her activist role first. But when war breaks out he can’t live openly anymore. He takes on the identity of a school friend and hides. Narrated in simple first person style, we see the war through the everyday life of a child. It’s a lovely and moving story you won’t forget.