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Annihilation is about a day in the life of a Polish-Jewish town shortly before World War II and the Holocaust, a town that soon will be annihilated by Nazi atrocities. With grace, wit, and love for the people and place that will be destroyed, Piotr Szewc creates a hymn to the victims of the Holocaust, as well as a literary masterpiece whose brilliance is evidenced on every page.

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ISBN-13: 9781564782052
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Publication date: 05/01/1999
Series: Coleman Dowell Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Piotr Szewc was born in 1961 in Zamosc, the eastern Polish town that is the model for the town in "Annihilation", his first novel. He has published poems, essays, and translations, and works in Warsaw as a free-lance writer.

Ewa Hryniewicz-Yarbrough is a graduate of both Wroclaw University in Poland and Virginia Tech. Her work has appeared in publications such as "The New Yorker, Paris Review, TriQuarterly, Ploughshares", and the "Chicago Review". Piotr Szewc's "Annihilation" was her first translation.

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