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by Martha Blum

Author: Martha Blum
Subcategory: Contemporary
Language: English
Publisher: Coteau Books; 1 edition (September 1, 1999)
Pages: 296 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.6
Other formats: mbr mobi lrf rtf

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Sussel is a well to do young woman in Chernowitz, known as little Vienna. Sussel is a well to do young woman in Chernowitz, known as little Vienna. But World War II completely overturns everyone's lives, as first the Russians and then the Germans overtake Chernowitz, rounding up all Jews for work camps and even execution.

In 1999, at the age of 86, she published her first novel, The Walnut Tree, based on her experiences during the war and afterwards. It won the Saskatchewan Book Award and the Brenda MacDonald Riches First Book Award. In 2003, she published a collection of short stories Children of Paper. Blum published a novel in 2006, The Apothecary, which continued the stories of characters from her first novel

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Martha Blum was born in 1913 in Czernowitz, Austria, (now Chernivtsi, Ukraine).

The Apothecary continues the story of the characters from The Walnut Tree, this time focusing on Felix. Like his sister Sussel, Felix is a pharmacist, and the book follows his life, and those of several other important characters, from the city of Czernowitz during the war years to Vienna in the 1960s. Martha Blum was born in 1913 in Czernowitz, Austria, (now Chernivtsi, Ukraine). With the defeat of Germany and Austria in 1918, the city became part of Romania and remained so while Blum was growing up.

Martha Blum's Geni Profile. Contact profile manager. Build your family tree online. Smart Matching™ technology. Birthdate: March 04, 1905. Age: 75 Given Name: Martha Surname: Blum Birth Date: 04 Mar 1905 State: New York Last Place of Residence: Queens, New York Previous Residence Postal Code: 11364 Event Date: Jan 1980.

The fascinating, compelling, and often beautiful novel of a Jewish girl who grows up in Ukraine, endures the horrors of World War II, and ultimately escapes to begin a new life in Canada.

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Sussel is a well to do young woman in Chernowitz, known as "little Vienna." She studies languages and pharmacy in several universities in Europe and is looking forward to a full and privileged life. But World War II completely overturns everyone's lives, as first the Russians and then the Germans overtake Chernowitz, rounding up all Jews for work camps and even execution. Sussel is forced to use her pharmaceutical skills, and even sex, to save her own life and those of her father and her childhood suitor, Max.

The Walnut Tree sets the devastating power of historical events against the personal forces of reconciliation and enduring love. This powerful, disturbing and finally transcendent story is written with captivating detail and sensuous, often poetic, writing. The novel deals with vital social, political, and ethical issues, and finally, and most importantly, with love.