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Born in Lublin, Poland, Yankev Glatshteyn (1896-1971) was a major American Yiddish poet, novelist, and essayist. Emil and Karl is his only work for young readers.
Translator Jeffrey Shandler is professor of Yiddish Literature and Holocaust Studies at Rutgers University.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Austria -- Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Austria -- Fiction.
Best friends -- Fiction.
Jews -- Austria -- Fiction.
Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust -- Fiction.
Nazis -- Fiction.
Vienna (Austria) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Austria -- History -- 1938-1945 -- Fiction.