Books tagged: holocaust

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The Einsatzgruppen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: American English. Published: October 21, 2012 by Sascha von Bornheim. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
They murdered more than a million people, sometimes in massive killing orgies that saw tens of thousands dead in only two days. Consisting mostly of SS and police units, they were under the control of Heinrich Himmler and his deputies, Reinhard Heydrich and Ernst Kaltenbrunner. They were the first Nazi units to commence the large-scale killing of Jews and other "undesirables"...
A Life in Perspective
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,050. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Jewish adolescent of 16 years escaping from Nazi Germany, landing in South America poor and unknowing the local language. Enjoying an happy family life until disrupted by cancer of family members and his own. Looking back on his long life, though full of tragic and hilarious experiences, he judges: “Yes, it was worthwhile!”, last but not least due to his regular practice of Meditation.
Laughing Winds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,540. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Historical » General
When Annika Straum is handed a violin and told to learn how to play, Annika knows she is about to die. In Dachau Concentration Camp, music means death. Paired with a green-eyed girl, a girl who makes her feel in ways she shouldn't, Annika has three months to practice for her first and last concert.
The Hooligan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,230. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Political pragmatism meets mystical faith in this tale of international suspense; an alternate history that could rock the world. A television interview holds a secret that could be political dynamite. The Hooligan is a fast-paced tale of conspiracy and political intrigue—clashing the worldly values of pragmatism and cunning against the spiritual realm of the uncanny and supernatural.
Hermann Ungar: a Life and Works
Price: Free! Words: 213,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
English translation of Dieter Südhoff's PhD thesis on the life of forgotten Czech Jewish writer, Hermann Ungar, who died in 1929.
Conflicts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
In these poems, Herb Brin lyricized man’s humanity – and all-too frequent inhumanity. Brin shines light on injustice, as he turns his eye to conflicts that roil across the expanse of history. “Where there is conflict, pray for conscience,” wrote Brin as, in powerful verse, he forces the reader to confront his or her own conscience. Herb Brin was a courageous journalist and publisher.
CHILDREN OF DOLHINOV: A SMALL TOWN IN THE MIDST AND MIST OF HISTORY
Price: Free! Words: 145,130. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » USA
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The story is told that long after he left Dolhinov and became a distinguished rabbi in America, Yakov Kaminetsky was one day sitting in a doctor’s waiting room when he spotted a Jewish boy who was obviously not religious. He grabbed a ball and began to play with the young boy. His assistant was amazed and later asked the rabbi why he had done that.
Justice, Justice: Poems Reflecting the Measures of Man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
What is the measure of man? In this extraordinary collection of poems, Herb Brin rages against injustice and oppression with deeply felt passion. “Not to the weak of art does artistry belong,” Brin declares in the opening line of this book. Herb brings to his poetry the same burning indignation against tyranny, the same compassion for the persecuted as he did in his widely-quoted newspaper column.
The Zombie Bible: a Zombie Guide to Surviving the Holocaust (Living as a zombie, and surviving to the end when a vaccine is delivered)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Lets face statistics; the chances of surviving the Zombie Apocalypse as a Human are slim. So why not look at the 'survival game' from the other side of the coin? If 99% of the population are zombies, why not plan for that eventuality, and find a way through to the end to get the vaccine? Why horde water, food, guns and ammunition when all you have to do is shuffle your way to survival?
The Lucky One
Price: Free! Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
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A Prize Winning Short Story. An elderly woman is haunted by memories of her escape from the holocaust. But how reliable are painful memories that have been kept at bay for over sixty years? And at her time of life, what exactly is she searching for?