The Resource Fever at dawn, Péter Gárdos ; translated from the Hungarian by Elizabeth Szász

Fever at dawn, Péter Gárdos ; translated from the Hungarian by Elizabeth Szász

Label
Fever at dawn
Title
Fever at dawn
Statement of responsibility
Péter Gárdos ; translated from the Hungarian by Elizabeth Szász
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • hun
  • eng
Summary
July 1945. Miklos is a twenty-five-year-old Hungarian who has survived the camps and has been brought to Sweden to convalesce. His doctor has just given him a death sentence: his lungs are filled with fluid and in six months he will be gone. But Miklos has other plans. He didn't survive the war only to drown from within, and so he wages war on his own fate. He acquires the names of the 117 Hungarian women also recovering in Sweden, and he writes a letter to each of them in his beautiful cursive hand. One of these women, he is sure, will become his wife. In another part of the country, Lili reads his letter and decides to write back. For the next few months, the two engage in a funny, absurd, hopeful epistolary dance. Eventually, they find a way to meet. Based on the true story of Péter Gárdos's parents
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gárdos, Péter
Dewey number
894/.51134
Index
no index present
LC call number
PH3382.17.A37
LC item number
H3513 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Szász, Liz
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jews, Hungarian
  • Holocaust survivors
  • Survival
  • Pen pals
  • Letter writing
  • Sweden
Label
Fever at dawn, Péter Gárdos ; translated from the Hungarian by Elizabeth Szász
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
232 pages
Isbn
9780544769793
Lccn
2015046794
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)913924395
  • 803636
  • (OCoLC)ocn913924395
  • 803636
Label
Fever at dawn, Péter Gárdos ; translated from the Hungarian by Elizabeth Szász
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
232 pages
Isbn
9780544769793
Lccn
2015046794
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)913924395
  • 803636
  • (OCoLC)ocn913924395
  • 803636

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