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Title:
Blacklisted : a journalist's life in central Europe
Author:
Lendvai, Paul, 1929-
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Auf schwarzen Listen. English
Publication Information:
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 1998.
Physical Description:
xvi, 213 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Translation of: Auf schwarzen Listen.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9781860642685
Format :
Book

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Central Library PN5355.C36 L4613 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

Paul Lendvai, born a Hungarian Jew, was arrested by the Nazis as a teenager, survived the Holocaust, became a young communist activist in post-war Budapest, was arrested by the communists, again survived as one of the country's youngest political prisoners and, on his release, was blacklisted as a journalist by the communist regime. After fleeing to Vienna following the 1956 Revolution, Lendvai was to become one of the world's best-informed journalists and commentators on Eastern Europe. Inthis prize-winning memoir, Lendvai paints a chilling picture of ethnic hatred, political turbulence and murderous anti-Semitism which have characterized the history of 20th century Central Europe. His encounters with killers, torturers, onlookers and victims, traitors and heroes make for gripping reading.


Author Notes

Paul Lendvai was for 22 years a Financial Times correspondent and later became Editor in Chief of ORF, the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation.


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