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Inherit the truth, 1939-1945

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Paperback 1996 dlm (Giles de la Mare Publishers) This autobiography relates the author's experiences, as well as those of her sister Renate, as a prisoner at both Auschwitz and Belsen. It tells how their lives were saved by courage, ingenuity, and several improbable strokes of luck. At Auschwitz, Anita escaped death through her talents as a cellist when she was co-opted onto the camp orchestra. There is a sequence of letters to her sister Marianne in England, from just before the War to 1942, when her parents were deported and liquidated. The predicament of Anita and Renate inside the concentration camps is conveyed, and the text shows how the sisters' capture while fleeing to Paris turned out to be a stroke of "luck" - they were sent to prison and thus spared the much worse horrors of Auschwitz for a crucial year in the middle of the War. 

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Author(s):
Anita Lasker-Wallfish
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
238x157x14
EAN-13:
9781900357012
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9781900357012
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
168
Publisher:
Dlm

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Paperback 1996 dlm (Giles de la Mare Publishers) This autobiography relates the author's experiences, as well as those of her sister Renate, as a prisoner at both Auschwitz and Belsen. It tells how their lives were saved by courage, ingenuity, and several improbable strokes of luck. At Auschwitz, Anita escaped death through her talents as a cellist when she was co-opted onto the camp orchestra. There is a sequence of letters to her sister Marianne in England, from just before the War to 1942, when her parents were deported and liquidated. The predicament of Anita and Renate inside the concentration camps is conveyed, and the text shows how the sisters' capture while fleeing to Paris turned out to be a stroke of "luck" - they were sent to prison and thus spared the much worse horrors of Auschwitz for a crucial year in the middle of the War. 

Author(s):
Anita Lasker-Wallfish
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
238x157x14
EAN-13:
9781900357012
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9781900357012
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
168
Publisher:
Dlm

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