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Mosaic: A Chronicle of Five Generations

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Mosaic: A Chronicle of Five Generations by Diane Armstrong
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This remarkable true story begins in the Polish city of Krakow in 1890 and spans one hundred years and four continents. God blessed Lieba and the devout Jewish patriarch Daniel Baldinger with eleven children, and this richly textured portrait follows their lives down the decades, through the terrifying years of the Holocaust, to the present time. Lives that personify the struggles and hopes of their century. Mosaic is compelling storytelling at its best: from the fascinating detail of Polish-Jewish culture and the rivalries and dramas of family life, to its moving account of lives torn apart by war and persecution, this is an extraordinary story of a family, and of one woman's journey to reclaim her heritage.

Author Biography

Diane Armstrong was born in Poland and arrived in Australia in 1948. At the age of seven she decided to become a writer. She has enjoyed a hugely successful career as a freelance journalist. EMPIRE DAY is her fifth book. All her books have been bestsellers which have been short-listed for major literary awards, and her last novel NOCTURNE won the Society of Women Writers' Biennial Fiction Award. Her books have been internationally acclaimed, and have been published in Europe, Israel, and the United States.
Release date Australia
May 1st, 2009
Country of Publication
Australia
Imprint
Harper Perennial
Pages
624
Dimensions
128x197x38
ISBN-13
9780732289164
Product ID
2764778

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