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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
Przemysl, Poland, 1939. Two-year-old Renata is woken by her Mamusia in the middle of the night and bundled into the basement. The peacock quilt she is wrapped in reminds her of a story about a giant who guards a mysterious place called the Underworld. She drifts back to sleep as the sound of thunder rages around them. No one has explained to Renata... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 6.79
No recent work of history has generated as much interest as Daniel Jonah Goldhagen's Hitler's Willing Executioners. Purporting to solve the mystery of the Nazi holocaust, Goldhagen maintains that ordinary Germans were driven by fanatical anti-Semitism to murder the Jews. An immediate national best-seller, the book went on to create an international... more...
- Halban 2014; US$ 16.99
Like Anne Frank, Hilde Jacobsthal was born in Germany and brought up in Amsterdam, where the two families became close. Unlike Anne Frank, she survived the war, and Otto Frank was to become godfather to Rita, her first daughter. "I am the child of a woman who survived the Holocaust not by the skin of her teeth but heroically. This book tells the story... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 11.99
In November 1938 about 30,000 German Jewish men had been taken to concentration camps where they were subject to torture, starvation and arbitrary death. This book tells the remarkable story of how the grandees of Anglo Jewry persuaded the British Government to allow them to establish a transit camp in Sandwich, in East Kent, to which up to 4000 men... more...
- Brandl & Schlesinger 2012; US$ 8.99
Ester was a four-year-old child during the Holocaust in Poland when she was told that both her parents had been killed. In 'Letter from my Father' Dasia Black (born Ester Hadasa) tells of her struggle as a child to survive the loss of her family, her name and identity. more...
- Orion 2014; US$ 15.99
A magisterial history of the Jews in Nazi Germany and the regime's policies towards them in the years prior to World War II and the Holocaust. Written by arguably the world's leading scholar on the subject. Himself a survivor, Friedlander has been a leading figure in 'Holocaust Studies' for decades and this book represents a definitive summing... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 7.99
The ?extraordinary? true story of the St. Louis , a German ship that, in 1939, carried Jews away from Hamburg?and into an unimaginable ordeal ( The New York Times ). On May 13, 1939, the luxury liner St. Louis sailed from Hamburg, one of the last ships to leave Nazi Germany before World War II erupted. Aboard were 937 Jews?some had already... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99
In this major work exploring the American Jewish response to the Holocaust as it occurred, by examining contemporary Jewish press accounts of such events as Kristallnacht, the refusal to allow the refugee ship St. Louis to land in America, the uprising in the Warsaw ghetto, and the deportation of the Hungarian Jews to Auschwitz, Haskel Lookstein... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99
With a foreword by Cynthia Ozick, this semiautobiographical novel of a Jewish girl forced away from home in the face of Nazi persecution is an extraordinary tale of fortitude and survival On a December night in 1938, a ten-year-old girl named Lore is put on the Kindertransport, a train carrying hundreds of Jewish children out of Austria to safety... more...