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The periodic table / Primo Levi ; translated from the Italian by Raymond Rosenthal ; with an introduction by Neal Ascherson.

The periodic table / Primo Levi ; translated from the Italian by Raymond Rosenthal ; with an introduction by Neal Ascherson.
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ISBN 9780679444633 (hardback)
9781857152180 (hardback)
0679444637 (alk. paper)
Author Levi, Primo author.
Title The periodic table / Primo Levi ; translated from the Italian by Raymond Rosenthal ; with an introduction by Neal Ascherson.
Publisher/Date New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1996.
©1996
Pagination etc. xxv, 241 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Everyman's library 218
Contents note Originally published 1975.
Bibliography, etc. note Includes bibliographical references (pages xvii)
Summary Note An extraordinary work in which each of the 21 chapters takes its title and starting point from one of the elements in the periodic table. Mingling fact and fiction, history and anecdote, Levi uses his training as a chemist and his experiences as a prisoner in Auschwitz to illuminate the human condition.
Language note Translation of: Il sistema periodico.
Subject - Name Levi, Primo
Subject Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Holocaust survivors -- Italy -- Biography
-- Personal narratives, Italian.
Added Author Rosenthal, Raymond translator.
Ascherson, Neal author of introduction, etc.
Shelf Location 858.91403 LEVI
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