Books tagged: holocaust

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Dear Esther
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,790. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
This moving dramatic stage play chronicle how Esther Terner Raab and 300 other Jews escaped from Sobibor, a Nazi death camp in eastern Poland in October 1943.
Amidst the Shadows of Trees: A Holocaust Child’s Survival in the Partisans
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,750. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Gihon River Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Miriam M. Brysk’s memory is remarkably sharp, distinguishing this memoir from many others. At 7, she and her parents escaped the Lida ghetto to join Jewish partisans in the Lipiczany Forest. Hunted by German soldiers, she experienced childhood terror that lingers with her. Her father, a surgeon, saved hundreds of lives and helped build and supervise a partisan hospital in the swamps of the forest.
Saying Goodbye to Warsaw
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,510. Language: British English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Like many young girls, Abigail loves to chase butterflies and happily teaches children to make daisy chains. Unfortunately, Abigail has committed a heinous crime. The year is 1940; the place is Poland; Abigail happens to be Jewish. Along with half a million other Jews, Abigail and her family are forced to live in the bombed out ruins of Warsaw. Will the uprising be enough to save Abigail’s spirit?
My Brother's Voice: How a Young Hungarian Boy Survived the Holocaust: A True Story
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Stephen Nasser somehow dug deep within his soul to survive the brutal and inhumane treatment his captors inflicted on the Jews. He was the only one of his family to survive--but the memory of his brother's dying words compelled him to live. Stephen's account of the Holocaust is told in the refreshingly direct and optimistic language of a young boy.
Auschwitz Escape - The Klara Wizel Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,960. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
At the tender age of 16, Klara Wizel had a picturesque life with a loving and supportive family. There was no way to know that the Holocaust was creeping toward her and that soon this young Hungarian Jew would be fighting for her life due to the most notorious doctor of the 20th century, Dr. Josef Mengele. Hers is the only story on record of having been selected for death then escaping.
Ozymandias
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,380. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The scientific magicians of the First Age who built the Artificial Intelligence machine called it Guardian. Secure in the Citadel, a secret complex constructed to contain it, Guardian had survived the holocaust which consumed its creators and the rest of civilization. Now , the world was only beginning to emerge from the ashes of the First Age.
A Gift from The Enemy
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Price: Free! Words: 164,800. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A compelling story set in Italy during World War II as seen through the eyes of an adventurous Jewish boy, this unique memoir is told with humor and grace. During the period of the Holocaust, when his mother fears the Nazi hunt, the love of the boy for his Mutti is ever present even when a new man enters into their lives. Hope, laughter and love will guide you through this book.
Daughters of Absence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,140. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by Dream of Things. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of essays by daughters of Holocaust survivors. Despite the unique pressures of being the daughters of "survivors," the contributors have thrived and made the most of their lives, but not in stereotypical ways. Instead, they chose ways that combine compassion with courage, and success with celebration. The result is an uplifting and inspiring book from a group of very inspiring women.
The Woman Without a Number
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,080. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Woman Without a Number is the inspirational story of holocaust survivor Iby Knill, whose early childhood was spent in Czechoslovakia before her parents - alarmed at the persecution of Jews in Germany - smuggled her over the border to Hungary. Caught by the Security Police, Iby was then imprisoned, tortured and sent to the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau camp, but lived to tell her remarkable tale.
Tragedy at Évian - How the World Allowed Hitler to Proceed with the Holocaust
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 126,190. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
In July 1938, thirty-two countries participated in a vital conference at Évian-les-Bains, France. The purpose of the conference was to discuss the persecution and emigration of the European Jews, specifically those caught under the anvil of Nazi atrocities. However, the outcome of the conference was the complete abandonment of the Jewish people, condemning them to the Holocaust.