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The photographer at sixteen : the death and life of a fighter / George Szirtes.

By: Szirtes, George, 1948-.
Publisher: London : MacLehose Press, 2019Description: 205 pages : ilustrations, portraits ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780857058539.Subject(s): Szirtes, Magda | Szirtes, George, 1948- -- Family | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Hungary | Holocaust survivors -- Hungary -- BiographyDDC classification: 920 Summary: "In July 1975, Magda Szirtes died in an ambulance on the way to hospital after she had tried to take her own life. She was fifity-one years old. The Photographer at Sixteen, a poet's memoir of his mother, flows backwards through time: exile in England, her flight with her husband and two young boys from Hungary in 1956, her internment in two concentration camps, her girlhood as an ambitious photographer, and the unknowable fate of her vanished family in Transylvania." - Book cover
List(s) this item appears in: New Acquisitions September 2019
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"In July 1975, Magda Szirtes died in an ambulance on the way to hospital after she had tried to take her own life. She was fifity-one years old. The Photographer at Sixteen, a poet's memoir of his mother, flows backwards through time: exile in England, her flight with her husband and two young boys from Hungary in 1956, her internment in two concentration camps, her girlhood as an ambitious photographer, and the unknowable fate of her vanished family in Transylvania." - Book cover

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