books about: auschwitz
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (Young Reader's Choice Award - Intermediate Division)
David Fickling Books
Berlin 1942 When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being packed in crates. His father has received a promotion and the family must move from their home to a new house far far away, where there is no one to play with and nothing to do. A tall fence running alongside stretches as far as the eye can see and cuts him off from the strange people he can see in the distance. But Bruno longs to be an explorer ...
Long Journey Home: A Young Girl's Memoir of Surviving the Holocaust
Usher Publishing, 2013
The summer of 1939 turned out to be the last summer of author Lucy Lipiner's childhood. On September 1, when she was six years old, her parents roused her and her older sister from their beds and, with other relatives in tow, left their town of Sucha, home to 780 Jewish people. It was a decision carefully planned and carried out by the author's father which resulted in saving the lives of fifteen people. But the journey of survival was not an ...
The War Never Ended: Memories of Holocaust Survivors
Amsterdam Publishers, 2014
Moving novel based on 1200 interviews with Holocaust Survivors The War never Ended – Memories of Holocaust Survivors is a fascinating, soberly written book that reads like a novel but consists of facts, some of which have never been widely published. When living in Los Angeles, the author received phone calls from 1200 people in reaction to a campaign raised to help American Jews and other individuals file claims for property they had lost ...
The Fourth Kingdom (The Kingdom Chronicles Book 1)
Frontier 2000 Media Group, Inc., 2013
On a warm September afternoon in the year 2000, Dr. Alexander Sinclair travels to the Doppelganger Genetic Cloning Facility near Santa Fe, New Mexico, to meet with its brilliant but mysterious director, Dr. Karl Helmick. Over the next 21 years, the two scientists collaborate on incredible scientific breakthroughs, as Karl becomes friend, mentor, and father-figure to Alexander. But the longer Alexander knows Karl, the more aware he becomes of how ...
Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History
A story of a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe and his son, a cartoonist who tries to come to terms with his father's story and history itself.
The Angel of Auschwitz: [Extended Version]
Duty, honor, country - under which circumstances does the warrior's code become irrelevant and impractical? Some would say it ends the moment an innocent life is threatened. Others would argue it always applies, no matter what the duty. But what if the duty was to eliminate an entire race of people? At what point does one's salvation hold greater bearing than one's honor? Or does it ever... "The Angel of Auschwitz" chronicles the life ...
Maus II: A Survivor's Tale: And Here My Troubles Began
***WINNER OF THE 1992 PULIZTER PRIZE*** Acclaimed as a quiet triumph and a brutally moving work of art, the first volume of Art Spiegelman's Maus introduced readers to Vladek Spieglman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe, and his son, a cartoonist trying to come to terms with his father, his father's terrifying story, and History itself. Its form, the cartoon (the Nazis are cats, the Jews mice), succeeds perfectly in shocking us out of any ...
Multieducator Inc, 2010
Cipora Hurwitz (Fela Rozensztajn) was less than six years old when the Second World War erupted. All at once the life of her tranquil family became a Hell. FORBIDDEN STRAWBERRIES is the riveting auto-biography of Cipora Hurwitz, an innocent young girl caught up in the Maelstrom of the Holocaust. Her eldest brother survived the war by the skin of his teeth by fleeing to the Soviet Union. The second brother was murdered when only sixteen. Her ...
Man's Search for Meaning
Viktor E. Frankl
With a new Foreword by Harold S. Kushner and a new Biographical Afterword by William J. Winslade Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Between 1942 and 1945 Frankl labored in four different camps, including Auschwitz, while his parents, brother, and pregnant wife perished. Based on his own experience and the experiences of ...
Hill and Wang
Alert: This product may be shipped with or without the inclusion of the Oprah Book Club sticker. Please note that regardless of the cover, the books are identical. Night is Elie Wiesel's masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps. This new translation by Marion Wiesel, Elie's wife and frequent translator, presents this seminal memoir in the language and ...
Survival In Auschwitz
The true and harrowing account of Primo Levi’s experience at the German concentration camp of Auschwitz and his miraculous survival; hailed by The Times Literary Supplement as a “true work of art, this edition includes an exclusive conversation between the author and Philip Roth. In 1943, Primo Levi, a twenty-five-year-old chemist and “Italian citizen of Jewish race,” was arrested by Italian fascists and deported from his native Turin ...
The Auschwitz Escape
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2014
A terrible darkness has fallen upon Jacob Weisz’s beloved Germany. The Nazi regime, under the leadership of Adolf Hitler, has surged to power and now hold Germany by the throat. All non-Aryans—especially Jews like Jacob and his family—are treated like dogs. When tragedy strikes during one terrible night of violence, Jacob flees and joins rebel forces working to undermine the regime. But after a raid goes horribly wrong, Jacob finds ...
The Complete Maus: A Survivor's Tale
On the occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary of its first publication, here is the definitive edition of the book acclaimed as “the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust” ( Wall Street Journal ) and “the first masterpiece in comic book history” ( The New Yorker ). The Pulitzer Prize-winning Maus tells the story of Vladek Spiegelman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler’s Europe, and his son, a cartoonist ...
Night -- A terrifying account of the Nazi death camp horror that turns a young Jewish boy into an agonized witness to the death of his family...the death of his innocence...and the death of his God. Penetrating and powerful, as personal as The Diary Of Anne Frank , Night awakens the shocking memory of evil at its absolute and carries with it the unforgettable message that this horror must never be allowed to happen ...
World War 2 BOX SET #4: The Rise & Fall of the Third Reich and Hitler's Germany + The Secrets of Nazi Germany ...
Success First Publishing, 2014
Follow the Building and Collapse of the Infamous Nazi Regime + Learn the Secrets that Nazi Germany Hid from the World ***BOX SET! Get both these World War 2 Amazon Best Sellers for the special price of $4.99, regularly priced at $6.00*** Everyone with even a tenuous grasp on world history knows the term “Nazi.” The connotation surrounding that word is one of chilling terror at the unspeakable evil that was committed by this political ...
Rena's Promise: Two Sisters in Auschwitz
Beacon Press, 2011
"I do not hate. To hate is to let Hitler win." Rena Kornreich Gelissen "The most important book of the modern age!" Neal Lavon, Voice of America "The most historically accurate book ever written of the first transport of women into Auschwitz--the only book ever written by a survivor of that transport, who survived 3 years and 41 days in the camps." Irena Strezlecka, Director of the Museum of Women at Auschwitz On March 26, 1942, the first ...
Sophie's Choice (Open Road)
Open Road Media, 2010
“Styron’s most impressive performance. . . . Belongs on that small shelf reserved for American masterpieces.” — Washington Post Book World Winner of the 1980 National Book Award, Sophie’s Choice is William Styron’s classic novel of love, survival, and regret, set in Brooklyn in the wake of the Second World War. The novel centers on three characters: Stingo, a sexually frustrated aspiring novelist; Nathan, his ...
Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account
Arcade Publishing, 2011
When the Nazis invaded Hungary in 1944, they sent virtually the entire Jewish population to Auschwitz. A Jew and a medical doctor, Dr. Miklos Nyiszli was spared from death for a grimmer fate: to perform “scientific research” on his fellow inmates under the supervision of the infamous “Angel of Death”: Dr. Josef Mengele. Nyiszli was named Mengele’s personal research pathologist. Miraculously, he survived to give this terrifying and ...
The Blonde Beast of Birkenau and Belsen:The Life and Crimes of Irma Grese
Cynthia Southern, 2013
This biography is about Irma Grese, the infamous female camp guard, who committed heinous war crimes in Auschwitz-Birkenau and Bergen-Belsen during the Holocaust. She is also the youngest woman executed by the British during the twentieth century. I have consulted every book and source of information about Irma Grese and wish to tell her biography in its entirety. Nothing is left out of Grese's biography, including the sadistic and depraved ...
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich
When the Third Reich fell, it fell swiftly. The Nazis had little time to cover up their memos, their letters, or their diaries. William L. Shirer's definitive book on the Third Reich uses these unique sources. Combined with his personal experience with the Nazis, living through the war as an international correspondent, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich not only earned Shirer a National Book Award but is recognized as one of the most ...
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