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Defiance: The Bielski Partisans The Author, A Holocaust Survivor, Tells Of The Largest Armed Rescue Of Jews By Jews During WWII, Describing An Extraordinary Hidden Forest Community Of 1200 Jews, Who Were Led By Peasant Turned Partisan Tuvia Bielski Winner Of The 1990 Christopher Award 11 Halftones 2 Line Drawings.



10 thoughts on “Defiance: The Bielski Partisans

  1. says:

    Defiance just made it to the NY Times paperback best seller list even tho it came out than 15 years ago The reason for its popularity now, of course, is that the film has been released and has created interest in the story and in Nechama Tec s book That s why I read


  2. says:

    There are two books about the Bielski partisan group that I know of the other is Peter Duffy s The Bielski Brothers Both books were good but I found Tec s to be the better of the two Her writing gave a better sense of what daily life was like in the Bielski camp, possibly


  3. says:

    I decided to read Defiance because last year I saw the film version of it and I enjoyed the film even though it was sad and found the film very interesting So I finally brought a copy of the book and read it I have decided to put this book into the A book based on a true stor


  4. says:

    16 11 Finally finished This was a difficult book to read It was too dense to really hold my attention and all those footnotes broke up the flow of the reading, making it even harder I had trouble taking in the information I was reading Whenever I took a break in order to sleep or


  5. says:

    A different angle of Jews during World War II many of whom survived in the forests of Belarus thanks to the Bielski brothers and other partisans who risked their lives to rescue hundreds of Jews More than 1,200 Jews comprised a forest community surviving on scant food, clothes and su


  6. says:

    A Critically Important Chronicle of True HeroesThe passivity of the Jews during the Holocaust is a hotly debated topic why are the Jews of World War II Europe so often portrayed as being passive, even being accessories to their own extermination Much of this argument can be put to rest i


  7. says:

    The book is a gripping account of the true story of the Bielski brothers who fled the German invasion during World War II and set up a village in the forest of Belorussia Their efforts and resourcefulness saved thousands of Jewish lives It is fascinating to learn how the group survived livin


  8. says:

    I was excited to read this book because the introduction said it wasn t a book based on the movie The movie was based on this book But after four chapters I finally had to stop it was so dry This isn t a novel at all I thought it was going to be a novel because on the back it says based on the e


  9. says:

    Defiance paints a very good picture of what life as a partisan was like Tec presents the life warts and all, even presenting detail about how the locals felt about the partisans At one level the book fails Tec seems to be trying to paint a picture of partisan life and write a biography of Tu


  10. says:

    I should begin by saying I read this book because I recently rewatched the movie Defiance about the Bielskis and the Jews who hid in the forest This was a book I went into expecting to love it and rave about it afterward I ended up being both fascinated, disappointed, and ultimately let down The fascina


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About the Author: Nechama Tec

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