Books tagged: holocaust

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Evacuation To Central Asia (Jews Escape from the Nazis and Soviets)
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 47,240. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This is a different World War II perpective. People fled deep into the Soviet Union and into the Central Asian Republics of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan,Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan to avoid the terror of the invading German Army.The book codifies historical facts and testimonies of many Jews and other refugees who managed to survive the war. Included are six original testimonies of children.
Rabbis and Lawyers: The Journey from Torah to Constitution
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 115,380. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
A renowned historian examines the special contributions of rabbis and lawyers to American Jewish acculturation. Based on extensive research in U.S. and Israeli archives, his analysis of how lawyers displaced rabbis as community leaders in the 20th century illuminates a decisive moment in U.S Jewish history, and shows how law became deified, to the point of slighting the Holocaust and Zionism.
Slow Fire: Jewish Notes from Berlin
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,530. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Berlin--East and West, day and night--in the 80s before the Wall fell. Through the eyes of a U.S. philosophy student. And Jewish, which makes for moments awkward, poignant, crass, funny, and always lurking. A city was divided, America the occupier, and the cigarettes not named Salem because it sounds too Jewish. The debut memoirs from the author of Moral Clarity, a N.Y. Times "2008 Notable Book."
Кольца на душе. Книга первая
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,250. Language: Russian. Published: October 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Когда будут подведены итоги еврейской литературы на идиш в целом,произведения Э.Шехтмана -"Эрев","Кольца на душе" и "Последний закат" - будут поставлены на первые места; ибо они являются биографией души народа...
Кольца на душе. Книга вторая.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,310. Language: Russian. Published: October 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
И не у той ли бездны я стою, Что вечному забвению начало? Стою меж двух миров и поколений, Меж старой раною и новой болью? На безвременье?
Legacy of Life: A Memoir of the Holocaust
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,480. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010 by Henschel Haus Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Israel Joe Sachs recounts his Jewish childhood in Poland, followed by his personal story of survival through nearly six horrifying years of Nazi terror. Most of his family members died in the Holocaust, but he was spared by “The Invisible Hand of God.” Although survivors are scarred forever, “Witnessing a new generation rising from the ashes of the Holocaust uplifted our souls.”
Faith and Courage in a Time of Trouble
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,570. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book tells the story of a nominally Jewish Belgian family who spent more than four years during the Second World War as refugees in the south of France. The narrator was five years old when the family left Brussels and ten when they returned. At first, the family lived openly in a rented farm, supporting themselves as farmers. But they eventually had to go into hiding and were sheltered...
Poles Apart
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,480. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
CHAIM SCHLESSEL lost his family to the Holocaust more than sixty years ago. DAVID SCHLESSEL, grown, married and successful, is plagued by the always taboo subject of his father’s suffering at the hands of the Nazis. United by a history they cannot discuss, yet starkly alone in their private struggles, they confront demons as well as one another in a stand-off that will change them forever.
Der Fluch der Schwarzen Natter - Hoffen auf Gerechtigkeit (Teil 2)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,440. Language: German. Published: October 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Zwanzig Jahre nach ihrer Flucht aus Nazi-Deutschland führt Hanna Weissmann, in Emmenbrücke ein gutbürgerliches Leben. Eines Tages erhält sie einen Telefonanruf, der sie in ihre traumatische Vergangenheit zurückwirft. In seiner Fortsetzung spinnt Roland Sommer Salner den im ersten Teil «Flucht ins Ungewisse» aufgenommenen Faden bis in die Gegenwart der sechziger Jahre hinein fort.
The Last Turn of the Wheel: Book Two of the Ashoka Chronicles
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 127,700. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
"The holocaust will begin in the year 2013 and reach the peak of its devastating fury in 2019. For the two years that follow, the fate of humankind will hang in the balance. In the year 2021, all will be decided. This world will either dissolve into the nothingness from whence it came, or our Grand Design will have succeeded in awakening the new dawn of consciousness on Earth." - Master Jyangtzu