Publisher description for Run boy, run / by Uri Orlev ; translated by Hillel Halkin.


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Counter Run, Boy, Run is the extraordinary account of one boy"s survival of the Holocaust. Srulik is only eight years old when he finds himself all alone in the Warsaw ghetto. He escapes into the countryside where he spends the ensuing years hiding in the forest, dependent on the sympathies and generosity of the poor farmers in the surrounding area. Despite the seemingly insurmountable odds, several chases, captures, attempted executions, and even the loss of his arm, Srulik miraculously survives.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Poland Warsaw Juvenile fiction, Fridman, Yoram Juvenile fiction, Fridman, Yoram Fiction, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Poland Warsaw Fiction, Poland History 20th century Fiction, Survival Fiction