The Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia Summary
Esther Hautzig

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The Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia Summary

The Endless Steppe is, first of all, an excellent history lesson. It spells out some of the consequences of the NaziSoviet Pact of 1939: the deportation of Polish citizens, the wartime separation of families, and the hardship of labor camps. Although the Rudomins' Judaism is not a major theme of the book, The Endless Steppe also provides glimpses of anti-Semitism and bitter class-consciousness. Behind the engrossing story of Esther Rudomin and her family lies...

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