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In Babylon

by Moring, Marcel

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket as Issued


New York, New York, U.S.A.: Perennial/HarperCollins Publishers, 2001. CH4 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated black wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with a very light crease along the front spine edge plus there is a very, very light bump at the back top right corner. Translated from the Dutch by Stacey Knecht. A novel that is a saga of a Jewish family as it wanders from Poland to Holland to the United States. It begins when an uncle and niece become snowbound in a mountain house. The uncle passes the time telling her the family story. It begins with one young man walking from Poland to Holland in 1648 where the following generatiions became intinerant clockmakers. The story continues on through the uncle's parents time in turn-of-the-century Rotterdam and tehn the family's role in the Manhattan Project. Acknowledgments, 417p.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Bookmarc's US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: SCW10908
  • Title: In Babylon
  • Author: Moring, Marcel
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket as Issued
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 0060959630
  • ISBN 13: 9780060959630
  • Publisher: Perennial/HarperCollins Publishers
  • Place: New York, New York, U.S.A.
  • Date published: 2001
  • Keywords: Fiction Literary Literature Snowbound MOuntain MOuntains Jew Jews Jewish Family Saga Poland Holland 1648 Clockmaker Clockmakers Clockmaking Rotterdam Manhattan Project Dutch Literature Dutch Writer Dutch Writers Dutch Author Dutch Authors The Netherlands
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature / Translations;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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