Benjamin's crossing

By: Parini, Jay

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"Parini's Benjamin's Crossing] is at once painstakingly researched and dramatically recounted...It has something important to tell us". -- The New York Times Book Review

In Benjamin's Crossing, Jay Parini tracks Benjamin through his last, terrible months. The story opens with his desperate flight from Paris, on the heels of the Nazi invasion in 1940. It depicts his various, often tragicomic, attempts to flee France, culminating in his frantic escape over the Pyrenees into Spain.

Benjamin's Crossing is a lyrical novel of ideas. It is also a love story dramatizing one of the most moving peripheral episodes of the Holocaust.

Title: Benjamin's crossing

Author Name: Parini, Jay

Categories: Fiction & Literature.,

Edition: First Edition.

Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 1996, c1997.:

ISBN Number: 0805031804

ISBN Number 13: 9780805031805

Binding: Hardcover with Dust Jacket

Book Condition: VG/VG

Seller ID: BB0201821

Description: First Edition.