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Author Bikont, Anna, author.

Title The crime and the silence : confronting the massacre of Jews in wartime Jedwabne / Anna Bikont ; translated from the Polish by Alissa Valles.

Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Genocide Memorial Collection    940.5318 BIK    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    940.5318 BIK    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    940.5318 BIK    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Non-Fiction    940.5318 BIK    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Genocide Memorial Collection.
Edition First American edition.
Description vii, 544 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note "Originally published in Polish in 2004 by Wydawnictwo Czarne, Poland, as My z Jedwabnego"--Title page verso.
Summary "The devastating story of Jedwabne, which was the basis of Jan Gross's controversial Neighbors (2001). Based on the author's encounters with witnesses, survivors, murderers, and their helpers between 2000 and 2004, The Crime and the Silence raises important questions about the responsibility of Poles for the Holocaust"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Journal : August 28-December 28, 2000 -- Lord, rid Poland of the Jews, or, On Polish-Jewish relations in Jedwabne in the thirties -- Journal : January 2-February 6, 2001 -- I wanted to save her life -- love came later, or, The story of Rachela Finkelsztejn and Stanisław Ramotowski -- Journal : February 7-March 10, 2001 -- We suffered under the Soviets, the Germans, and People's Poland, or, The story of the three Brothers Laudański -- Journal : March 11-March 28, 2001 -- You didn't see that grief in Jews, or, Polish and Jewish memory of the Soviet Occupation -- Journal : March 29-May 12, 2001 -- I'll tell you who did it -- my father, or, The private investigation of Jan Skrodzki -- Journal : May 13-June 1, 2001 -- If I'd been in Jedwabne then, or, The story of Meir Ronen, exiled to Kazakhstan -- Journal : June 3-June 14, 2001 -- A time will come when even stones will speak, or, The soliloquies of Leszek Dziedzic -- Journal : June 18-July 10, 2001 -- Your only chance was to pass for a goy, or, The survival of Awigdor Kochaw -- Journal : July 11-November 30, 2001 -- A desperate search for something positive, or, The soliloquies of Krzysztof Godlewski, ex-Mayor of Jedwabne -- Journal : December 1-December 30, 2001 -- Only I knew there were seven of them, or The story of Antonina Wyrzykowska -- I, Szmul Wasersztejn, warn you, or The road from Jedwabne to Costa Rica -- Journal : January 1-February 25, 2002 -- They had vodka, guns, and hatred, or, July 7, 1941, in Radziłów -- Journal : February 27-June 17, 2002 -- The dreams of Chaja Finkelsztejn, or, The survival of a Radziłów miller's family -- Journal : June 16-December 1, 2002 -- Decent Polish kids and hooligans, or, On the murderers of Jedwabne, Radziłów, Was̨osz, and the surrounding areas -- Journal : January 10, 2003-July 10, 2004 -- Strictly speaking, Poles did it, or A conversation with Prosecutor Radosław Ignatiew.
Language Translated from the Polish.
Subject Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland -- Jedwabne.
Jews -- Poland -- Jedwabne -- History -- 20th century.
Bikont, Anna -- Diaries.
Jedwabne (Poland) -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 20th century.
Jedwabne (Poland) -- Biography.
Collective memory -- Poland -- Jedwabne.
Genre/Form Diaries.
Added Title My z Jedwabnego. English
ISBN 9780374178796 (hardback)
0374178798 (hardback)
9780374536374 (paperback)
0374536376 (paperback)
9780374710323 (e-book)
0374710325 (e-book)

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