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Chronicles Of A Jewish Family

by Irukhim Smotkin
isbn 0-9742019-6-0 / 978-09742019-6-2
US$15.00 :: ©2008
Softbound :: 267 pages :: 6"x9"


This memoir describes the life of Jews during a dark period of Soviet rule.
The author, born in 1915 in a Jewish Shtetl in Belorus, recall his own life and
the life of those from his generation who were subjected to the most
bloodthirsty regimes of Industrial age: communism and fascism. The author
was fortunate to survive mass repressions, terror, and wars. With vivid
details made possible by his phenomenal memory, he describes the lives of
those close to him as well as many others.

None of the names or events in this memoir are fictional. The author's own
recollections are presented in the context of the general political and military
events in the USSR and throughout the world.