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Vishniac (1897-1990) traveled thoroughout eastern Europe in the years preceding WWII. His photographs of Jews and Jewish life before the war are presented here, edited posthumously by Marion Wiesel, with a preface by Elie Wiesel. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Roman Vishniac's poignant and beautiful images of Jewish life before the war form an unforgettable document of a lost civilization, depicting eight different communities, each of which is described in a short text enhanced by passages from Vishniac's diaries. "The pictures are warm, peaceful, and uttterly heartbreaking."--The Boston Globe. 141 photos.