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Where the Jews aren't : the sad and absurd story of Birobidzhan, Russia's Jewish Autonomous Region / Masha Gessen.

Gessen, Masha, author. (Author).
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  • 1 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Montezuma Public Library - Montezuma 957.7 GESS (Text) 36754000294694 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 957.7 Gessen (Text) 31208912483262 new non-fiction Checked out 11/03/2016
Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield 957.7 Gessen (Text) 78292000358515 Adult New Book Collection Checked out 11/11/2016

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780805242461 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 0805242465 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: 169 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Nextbook/Schocken, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-163) and index.
Summary, etc.: "The story of the Jews in twentieth-century Russia as told through the strange history of the Soviet solution to the Jewish question. In 1929, the Soviet Union declared the area of Birobidzhan a homeland for Jews. WHERE THE JEWS AREN'T is the story of the dream of Birobidzhan--and how it became a nightmare. In Masha Gessen's haunting and haunted account, Birobidzhan becomes the cracked and crooked mirror that allows us to see the story of the history of absence and silence that is the story of Jews in twentieth-century Russia"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Jews > Russia (Federation) > Birobidzhan.
HISTORY / Europe / Former Soviet Republics.
HISTORY / Jewish.
Birobidzhan (Russia) > History.

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