In Tworki, a village just southwest of Warsaw, there is a psychiatric hospital and in that hospital, the patients and their caretakers are hidden from the war just outside their iron gates. Our hero, Jurek, answers an ad in the paper for a job there and finds himself keeping the books alongside a knockout strawberry blonde named Sonia. They and their group of friends--vital young people like Marcel, an initial rival for Jurek; Olek, Sonia's chosen love; and Janka, with whom Jurek becomes involved--do their jobs, picnic on ...

Tworki 2008, Northwestern University Press

ISBN-13: 9780810124769

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Tworki 2008, Northwestern University Press

ISBN-13: 9780810124752

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