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A Way Back to Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,720. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Historical » USA
After the death of his wife, Edwin Goodeve withdraws from life. Facebook and the internet fill his day until he realizes that he knows more about his Facebook "friends" than he does his own neighbors. Pressured by his editor, Edwin decides to write about five neighbors and learn about their lives. As he does, he begins to reconnect to humanity and find his own way back to life.
The Last Of The Sonderkommando
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 31,740. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 15, 2014 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Fiction » Historical » General
Carl suffered the horrors of the Nazi death camps in the Ukraine, forced to become one of the Sonderkommando, the Jewish clean-up squads. Finally, he took the opportunity to fight back, and through a strange twist of fate perhaps changing the course of the war and, by an uncharacteristic act of kindness, helping millions of people in a very different war still being fought today.
Daughters of Absence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,140. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
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.
Auschwitz Escape - The Klara Wizel Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,950. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
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.
Flight for Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,270. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Journey of a Child Holocaust Survivor The enormity of the destruction of six million Jews in a span of less than a decade is a challenge for most to conceptualize. As a young boy born into a privileged life in Europe, Lou Gross had a rich quality of life. With the onset of World War II though, all Slovakian Jews found themselves equally at risk of losing their lives. Lou’s young, carefr
An Unspoken Truth
Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
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Two experiences weave together to reveal an unspoken truth, a story never told. A teenager journeys to the site of an unfathomable atrocity, with a survivor in tow. Sixty years earlier, a small village comes together in the face of danger, to solidify an act of pure love. An Unspoken Truth reminds us of the human cost of war and its far reaching affects on future generations.
Bitter Freedom: Memoir of a Holocaust Survivor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,900. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Gihon River Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Remarkable first-person story of survival in Nazi occupied Poland. Narrowly escaping the Nazi sweep in Southern Poland, Jafa Wallach and her husband, Natan, a physician, were able to send their four-year-old daughter to safety (they prayed) while they themselves—along with two of Jafa's brothers—managed to dig a shallow hole in the ground beneath the cellar of an heroic Polish mechanic's shop.
The Schliemann Legacy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,160. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Heinrich Schliemann discovered ancient treasure in Turkey which proved the existence of Troy but the treasure disappeared from Nazi Germany. Henri Mardinaud, international information broker, discovers the treasure in the possession of Friedrich Heiden, ex-commander of a Nazi extermination camp. The master gamesman positions his players in a race for the treasure and the Nazi.
Whatever Happened to Raoul Wallenberg
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 139,420. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
This never-before told story reveals Wallenberg's detention by the Russians and relates the legal and diplomatic efforts of the author, Morris Wolff, and others to gain (or impede) his release from the Soviet Union. Playing a role in the saga are such participants as Chief Justice John Roberts, President Richard Nixon, President Ronald Reagan, Henry Kissinger and Leonid Brezhnev.
Poles Apart
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,480. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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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.