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A mad desire to dance a novel

Doriel, a European orphan transplanted to New York, carries with him a profound sense of desperation and loss. His mother, a resistance leader during World War II, survived the war but soon afterward died in a car crash with Doriel's father. His longing for his parents and their secrets haunt him, leaving him unable to experience the most basic joys in life. A gifted psychoanalyst helps bring him to a crossroads: to a shocking discovery about his mother's life and his own birth, and to the understanding that even the most intimate of wounds can be healed.

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  • "Doriel, a European orphan transplanted to New York, carries with him a profound sense of desperation and loss. His mother, a resistance leader during World War II, survived the war but soon afterward died in a car crash with Doriel's father. His longing for his parents and their secrets haunt him, leaving him unable to experience the most basic joys in life. A gifted psychoanalyst helps bring him to a crossroads: to a shocking discovery about his mother's life and his own birth, and to the understanding that even the most intimate of wounds can be healed."@en
  • "A European orphan transplanted to New York, Doriel is shaped by the pain of the deaths of his parents following World War II and the horrors of the Holocaust, and seeks solace in an intense study of Judaism and a search for the secrets of his mother's life."@en
  • "Sixty year-old Doriel Waldman, a Polish Jew born in 1936, is on the verge of insanity until Dr. Thérèse Goldschmidt draws him out with his story of surviving the Holocaust in hiding with his father while his mother made a reputation for herself in the Polish resistance--only to die in an accident shortly after the war."
  • "Sixty year-old Doriel Waldman, a Polish Jew born in 1936, is on the verge of insanity until Dr. Thérèse Goldschmidt draws him out with his story of surviving the Holocaust in hiding with his father while his mother made a reputation for herself in the Polish resistance--only to die in an accident shortly after the war."@en
  • "Doriel, a European orphan transplanted to New York, carries with him a profound sense of desperation and loss. In his search for solace, he plunges into an intense study of Judaism, but instead comes to believe he is possessed by a dybbuk. A gifted psychoanalyst helps bring him to a crossroads: to a shocking discovery about his mother's life and his own birth, and to the understanding that even the most intimate of wounds can be healed."
  • "Sixty year-old Doriel Waldman, a Polish Jew born in 1936, is on the verge of insanity until Dr. Therese Goldschmidt draws him out with his story of surviving the Holocaust in hiding with his father while his mother made a reputation for herself in the Polish resistance--only to die in an accident shortly after the war."

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  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Psychological fiction"
  • "Psychological fiction"@en
  • "Large type books"@en
  • "Fiction in French"
  • "Romans (teksten)"
  • "Francouzsky psané romány"

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  • "Un désir fou de danser roman"
  • "A mad desire to dance"
  • "Un désir fou de danser : roman"
  • "A mad desire to dance a novel"@en
  • "Šílená touha tančit"
  • "Un désir fou de danser"
  • "La danza della memoria"@it
  • "La danza della memoria"
  • "A mad desire to dance : a novel"
  • "A mad desire to dance : a novel"@en