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When his grandmother dies, Jérémie and his elder brother want to learn more about their Polish roots. But Jérémie is less interested in finding our about how the Holocaust affected his family, and more interested to understand what it means to be Jewish and Polish today. They decide not to go to Auschwitz, instead they go to Zelechow, a village in Warsaw.

Edition Notes

Other titlesWe will not see Auschwitz
Statementwritten and illustrated by J́érémie Dres ; translated by Edward Gauvin
ContributionsGauvin, Edward, translator
LC ClassificationsDK4081 D7413 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 199 pages
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27150735M
ISBN 101906838631
ISBN 109781906838638
LC Control Number2012551384

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  We Won't See Auschwitz is Dres's first book, but it reminds me strongly of the brilliant travelogues of the French-Canadian cartoonist, Guy Delisle (Burma Chronicles, Jerusalem): a little Author: Rachel Cooke. Join­ing a grow­ing body of nar­ra­tives about Jews exam­in­ing their East­ern Euro­pean roots, We Won’t See Auschwitz is a graph­ic mem­oir about a French­man, Jérémie Dres, who is prompt­ed to take his jour­ney by the death of his grand­moth­ recalls his time with her, his “ con­fi­dante,” and the “ unique atmos­phere” that sur­round­ed her, thick with. They decide not to do the Holocaust trail—they won't go to Auschwitz—but instead go to Zelechów, the village where their grandfather was born; Warsaw, their grandmother's hometown; and Kraków, the city that hosts Europe's largest festival of Jewish culture.   We Won't See Auschwitz by Jérémie Dres, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

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