Books tagged: holocaust survivor

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After Auschwitz - The Unasked Question
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,340. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016 by Chaim Mazo. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Research, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
In “After Auschwitz”, Dr. Anthony D. Bellen dares to ask the “unasked question,” and explore the possibility of perceived positive experiences within the horrific trauma of the Holocaust.
Languageland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,010. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Fiction » Poetry » European poetry
Elisabeth Augustin, 1903-2001, poet in exile, and Holocaust survivor. She escaped from Hitler in 1933 to Holland, where she wrote hundreds of poems; plays; novels and essays. Her deeply moving poems in languageland form a tri-lingual biography, told in her own words. Translated into English from Dutch and German originals by Leo Cappèl.
Like a Guardian
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,090. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like a Guardian is the autobiography of Holocaust survivor, artist, author/playwright and musician Leo Cappel. Graduate of the Rietveld Art Academy, Amsterdam, and immigrant from Holland to New Zealand. Leo and his wife built their own yacht, and lived aboard for 16 years. Format: Leo recounts his memories to his granddaughter Tracy. Suitable for adults and teenagers. Easy reading.
The Golden Genius: The Amazing Life of Maria Altmann
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Maria Altmann and her husband fled their homeland when the Nazi regime came to Austria and threatened their lives. They left their loved ones, their property, and everything that was in it--including their family’s artwork. Altmann eventually settled in the United States, but did not forget the past that was stolen from her. Several dozens of years later, Altmann had her day in court, and change
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.
Wolf and the Oven Witch: A Memoir of Amsterdam
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
In this brief (9,000 words) memoir of Amsterdam by lifelong bohemian litterateur Uke Jackson, an eccentric survivor of the Holocaust leads the author on a zany tour of the Dutch city's junkyards by day while he indulges his taste for intoxicants by night.
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: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,960. 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.
Worlds Torn Asunder: A Holocaust Survivor's Memoir of Hope and Resilience
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
More than a Holocaust survivor memoir. More than just a harrowing tale of survival and hope. What makes this story special is its unique three-dimensional depth. A retired Rabbi and educator, the author masterfully weaves personal memoir into historical context, with a deep appreciation for Jewish lore and tradition. Dov Beril Edelstein was Auschwitz inmate #A7868. This is his story.
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