Books tagged: holocaust

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The Utility of Mass Violence: The Value of Use Without Significant Restraint, Great Jewish Revolt Against Romans and Warsaw Ghetto Uprising During the Holocaust, War as Vehicle for Nation Building
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,770. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Could it be that our violent tendencies are not necessarily all bad? This is precisely the topic we will explore. Using the events of The Great Jewish Revolt against the Romans in 66 AD and the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising during the Holocaust, we will strive to answer the question: what is the utility of mass violence?
Children's Letters to a Holocaust Survivor
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 43,980. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Historic Heroines. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Plays » American / African American
In 1943, Esther Terner and 300 other Jews escaped from Sobibor, a Nazi death camp. It was the biggest escape of WWII and the subject of Rashke's book, ESCAPE FROM SOBIBOR. The book, and movie based on it, brought Esther many invitations to speak in public schools. Her story generated hundreds of letters from children expressing their concern and outrage. Those letters inspired DEAR ESTHER.
Anus Mundi – Cinque anni ad Auschwitz-Birkenau
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 117,380. Language: Italian. Published: March 1, 2016 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Kielar non omette alcun dettaglio. "Anus Mundi" è un punto di riferimento della letteratura sull’Olocausto. È un libro vivido e bruciante come nessun’altra memoria di Auschwitz fino ad oggi.
Ancestral Notes: A Family Dream Journal
Series: Biography & Memoir. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,100. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Dream journal entries, poems, essays, short stories, and a drama based on the author's investigations into her family history and cultural identity. She explores the themes of Jewish spirituality, shtetl life in Europe, immigration to the USA, and men's and women's traditional roles. Repeated references to spirits suggest that this inquiry is not only guided but demanded by ancestral souls.
The Esther Code
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 90,650. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Silence of the Lambs meets the Da Vinci Code in this psychological thriller where messages from a 2,500 year-old hidden bible code link modern day crimes with crimes of the past.
Minyan: Ten Jewish Men In A World That is Heartbroken
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 89,830. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Winner of the Peter Taylor Prize for the Novel, Minyan is both bittersweet and hilarious in a way that hurts to laugh. It is the tale of Norbert Wilner, a man who has mastered the art of arrested development who, at 37, is still single and living in New York City, surrounded by the Jewish guys he grew up with in Jersey, adult men baffled by the affairs of the adult world.
Requiem for Titus (Strange Worlds Book Four)
Series: Strange Worlds, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,990. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In this final installment of the Strange Worlds series, we witness a woman’s fight to save those she loves from terrible fates. If only she could find a way… Praise for the Strange Worlds series: ‘A thrilling series from a master storyteller.’ (Amazon Customer)
Nine Dancers of Light
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: American English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Hanukkah
In this story inspired by a Holocaust survivor's Hanukkah memory, a young boy named Seth spots a beautiful menorah for sale in a store window. Determined to buy it for his mother for Hanukkah, he sets out to do odd jobs, so that he will have enough money to purchase it. Just as Seth is ready to buy the menorah, he comes upon an injured, homeless dog.
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In a time of war, where can one find solace? When everything has been taken away, what does one have left? One man on a train discovers his own answers to these questions as he flees from the horrors of Nazi Germany.
Price: Free! Words: 16,920. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » Biographical
Written as a screenplay, this real life story follows a young boy named Alfred from his early life in Hungary during the rise of the German war machine. Eventually sent to Auschwitz, Alfred said goodbye to his family. Over a harrowing 15 months, Alfred survives starvation, disease, and deplorable conditions in the concentration camp with the help of his make-shift family of fellow inmates.