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Published by Transaction Publishers in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English



  • Poland,
  • Europe, Eastern


  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe, Eastern -- Fiction,
  • Abandoned children -- Fiction,
  • Large type books,
  • Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945 -- Fiction,
  • Europe, Eastern -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJerzy Kosinski.
LC ClassificationsPS3561.O8 P3 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination260 p. (large print) ;
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL44481M
ISBN 10076580655X
LC Control Number99039919

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Originally published in , The Painted Bird established Jerzy Kosinski as a major literary figure. With sparse prose and vivid imagery, it is a story of mythic proportion and timeless human relevance. “One of the best Written with deep sincerity and sensitivity.” —Elie Wiesel, The New York Times Book /5(). The Painted Bird, his first novel, is shrouded in controversy. Some believe the book was plagiarized from Polish folk stories unknown in the West. Additionally, while in the book’s Afterword Kosiński insists the boy’s journey is fictional, some hold that he’d claimed the book was autobiographical. Kosiński died by . Buy The Painted Bird by Kosinski, Jerzy from Amazon's Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. The Painted Bird: : Kosinski, Jerzy: Books/5().   JERZY KOSIŃSKI was a Polish-American novelist, best known for the novels The Painted Bird () and Being There (), which was made into a film. Kosinski has received numerous awards, including the American Academy of Arts and Letters award in Literature, the National Book Award, the Best Screenplay of the Year Award, and the American Civil Liberties Union First 4/4(34).

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