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Children of the flames : Dr. Josef Mengele and the untold story of the twins of Auschwitz

Author: Lucette Lagnado; Sheila Cohn Dekel
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Product Description: During World War II, Nazi doctor Josef Mengele subjected some 3,000 twins to medical experiments of unspeakable horror; only 160 survived. In this remarkable narrative, the life of Auschwitz's Angel of Death is told in counterpoint to the lives of the survivors, who until now have kept silent about their heinous death-camp ordeals.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Named Person: Josef Mengele; Josef Mengele
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucette Lagnado; Sheila Cohn Dekel
ISBN: 0140169318 9780140169317
OCLC Number: 36345486
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: William Morrow & Co., 1991.
Description: 320 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Preface: Candles in the night --
Dramatis personae --
Prologue: Jazz bar --
1: Mengele and his children --
2: Auschwitz movie --
3: Angel of death --
4: Angel vanishes --
5: Trial that never was --
6: Story of Andreas --
7: Fugitive's idyll --
8: Angel retreats --
9: Brazilian hideaway --
10: Scholar and the preacher --
11: Burial of the dead --
Afterword: Children of the flames-the roll call --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Selected bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Lucette Matalon Lagnado & Sheila Cohn Dekel.

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Product Description: During World War II, Nazi doctor Josef Mengele subjected some 3,000 twins to medical experiments of unspeakable horror; only 160 survived. In this remarkable narrative, the life of Auschwitz's Angel of Death is told in counterpoint to the lives of the survivors, who until now have kept silent about their heinous death-camp ordeals.

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