Esther R. Hautzig (Hebrew: אסתר האוציג, born October 18, 1930 – died November 1, 2009 in America) was an American writer, best known for her award-winning book The Endless Steppe (1968).
Esther R. Esther Hautzig (previously known as Esther Rudomin) was born in Wilno, Poland (present-day Vilnius, Lithuania). Her childhood was gravely interrupted by the beginning of World War II and the conquest in 1941 of eastern Poland by Soviet troops.
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THE ENDLESS STEPPE is based on the author's true-life experience. It is one of The Originals from Penguin - iconic, outspoken, first. The next five years spent were spent in exile where they went barefoot and hungry until the end of the Second World War. Despite the hardships endured, Esther's story radiates optimism and is a beautiful example of the resilience of the human spirit. Readers inspired by The Diary. Readers inspired by The Diary of Anne Frank, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas or The Book Thief will love this book to. he Originals are the pioneers of fiction for young adults
THE ENDLESS STEPPE is based on the author's true-life experience. he Originals are the pioneers of fiction for young adults. From political awakening, war and unrequited love to addiction, teenage pregnancy and nuclear holocaust, The Originals confront big issues and articulate difficult truths.
Esther Hautzig was born in Eastern Poland (in what is now Vilnius, Lithuania) in October, 1930. Her acclaimed novel The Endless Steppe was inspired by her gruelling wartime experiences. When the region was conquered by Soviet troops in 1941, Esther, her parents and her grandparents were uprooted and exiled to Siberia where they spent the next five years in forced labour camps. The family returned home after the war and in 1947 Esther left to go to the USA as a student. She was married to a concert pianist and had two children.
Esther Hautzig (previously known as Esther Rudomin) was born in Wilno, Poland (present-day Vilnius . Hautzig reportedly wrote The Endless Steppe at the prompting of Presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson, to whom she had written after reading his articles about his visit to Rubtsovsk.
Esther Hautzig (previously known as Esther Rudomin) was born in Wilno, Poland (present-day Vilnius, Lithuania). Her family was uprooted and deported to Rubtsovsk, Siberia, where Esther spent the next five years in harsh exile. Personal life and death. Rudomin met Walter Hautzig, a concert pianist, while en route to America on a student visa in 1947.
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The Endless Steppe is an autobiographical book written by Esther Hautzig, describing her family's exile to Siberia. Her family were Jews living in Poland, but in 1939, Poland was invaded by the Soviet Union.