There Once Was a World: A 900-Year Chronicle of the Shtetl of Eishyshok

Finalist, National Book Awards 1998 for Nonfiction

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ISBN 9780316232395
Back Bay Books | Little, Brown and Company

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For 900 years the Polish shtetl was a home to generations of Jewish families. In 1944 almost every Jew was murdered and with them died a way of life that had survived for centuries. Yaffa Eliach has written a landmark history of the shtetl. – See more at: http://www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/yaffa-eliach/there-once-was-a-world/9780316232395/#desc

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