A Brief Stop on the Road From Auschwitz

A Brief Stop on the Road From Auschwitz

eBook - 2015
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This shattering memoir by a journalist about his father's attempt to survive the aftermath of Auschwitz in a small industrial town in Sweden won the prestigious August Prize On August 2, 1947 a young man gets off a train in a small Swedish town to begin his life anew. Having endured the ghetto of Lodz, the death camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau, the slave camps and transports during the final months of Nazi Germany, his final challenge is to survive the survival.
Publisher: [S.l.] : Other Press, 2015
ISBN: 9781590516089
Characteristics: 1 online resource


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Sep 11, 2015

Difficult to read technically due to references of German and Swedish words, all not seemingly being explained. The second reason is because of the subject matter. The Jewish survivors continued to have great preventable travails and inhospitable receptions from the countries they fled to. They were in one way liberated from the death camps only to face a seemingly heartless world described in the book. But, this book is quite worthy of being read.

Jul 23, 2015

Terrific writing.


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