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Adolfo Kaminsky, a forger's life

Author: Sarah Kaminsky
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : DoppelHouse Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st english editionView all editions and formats
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Sarah Kaminsky takes readers through her father Adolfo Kaminsky's perilous and clandestine career as a real-life forger for the French Resistance, the FLN, and numerous other freedom movements of the twentieth century. Recruited as a young Jewish teenager for his knowledge of dyes, Kaminsky became the primary forger for the French Resistance during the Nazi occupation of Paris. Then, as a professional photographer,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
History
Named Person: Adolfo Kaminsky; Sarah Kaminsky; Adolfo Kaminsky
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Kaminsky
ISBN: 9780997003406 0997003405 9780997003475 0997003472 9780997003444 0997003448
OCLC Number: 1022075556
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: xvii, 232 pages : illustrations ; pages cm
Contents: Author's Preface to the English EditionPrologueChapters 1 - 16EpilogueAppendix of Photographs by Adolfo Kaminsky from 1940s and 1950s Paris
Other Titles: Adolfo Kaminsky, une vie de faussaire.
Responsibility: Sarah Kaminsky.

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The gripping true story of a life-long forger working for the French Resistance and clandestine organizations, told to his daughter.  Read more...

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[An] engrossing literary debut. ... Writing in Adolfo's voice gives this suspenseful narrative candor and immediacy. - Kirkus Reviews Adolfo Kaminsky: A Forger's Life is "worthy of the best spy Read more...

 
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