Odessa

Genius and Death in a City of Dreams

by Charles King

Paperback, 336 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $16.95 | purchase

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Odessa
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Genius and Death in a City of Dreams
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Book Summary

Odessadescribes the vibrant Black Sea port city of Odessa and the thriving Jewish population that included Alexander Pushkin, Isaac Babel, Zionist activist Vladimir Jabotinsky and immunologist Ilya Mechnikov and the mass murders of the Romanian occupation during World War II.