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Published: 11 December 2008

398 Pages | 13 halftones, 2 line illustrations


ISBN: 9780195385236

Bookseller Code (TA)


Nechama Tec

  • Now a major motion picture starring Daniel Craig and Liev Schreiber, by the director of Blood Diamond and Glory
  • Features a foreword by Edward Zwick and new preface by the author
  • Gripping narrative history of the largest armed rescue operation of Jews by Jews in World War II
  • Combines careful research and rare exclusive interviews with key surviving members, including Tuvia Bielski himself, 2 weeks before his death in 1987
  • Includes historic photographs of several key members
  • Upends common belief that Jews during WWII "went like sheep to the slaughter"
  • "Powerful and meticulousDefiance must be cherished" - Leon Wieseltier, The New Republic

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