The Resource Dora Bruder, Patrick Modiano ; translated from the French by Joanna Kilmartin

Dora Bruder, Patrick Modiano ; translated from the French by Joanna Kilmartin

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Dora Bruder
Title
Dora Bruder
Statement of responsibility
Patrick Modiano ; translated from the French by Joanna Kilmartin
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Author
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
  • "Patrick Modiano opens Dora Bruder by telling how in 1988 he stumbled across an ad in the personal columns of the New Year's Eve 1941 edition of Paris Soir. Placed by the parents of a 15-year-old Jewish girl, Dora Bruder, who had run away from her Catholic boarding school, the ad sets Modiano off on a quest to find out everything he can about Dora and why, at the height of German reprisals, she ran away on a bitterly cold day from the people hiding her. He finds only one other official mention of her name on a list of Jews deported from Paris to Auschwitz in September 1942."
  • "With no knowledge of Dora Bruder aside from these two records, Modiano continues to dig for fragments from Dora's past. What little he discovers in official records and through remaining family members, becomes a meditation on the immense losses of the period - lost people, lost stories, and lost history. Modiano delivers a moving account of the ten-year investigation that took him back to the sights and sounds of Paris under the Nazi Occupation and the paranoia of the Petain regime as he tries to find connections to Dora."--Jacket
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Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 940.53/18/092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • DS135.F9
  • PQ2673.O3
LC item number
  • B78613 1999
  • D6713 1999
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
000094890
Dora Bruder, Patrick Modiano ; translated from the French by Joanna Kilmartin
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Dora Bruder, Patrick Modiano ; translated from the French by Joanna Kilmartin
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm39655279
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Dimensions
23 cm
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Extent
119 pages
Isbn
9780520214262
Lccn
98033890
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)39655279

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