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Gazing at the stars : memories of a child survivor

Author: Eva Slonim
Publisher: Collingwood, VIC, Australia : Black Inc., [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These events, the persecution of my people, have simply become part of the collection of facts that people now call 'history'. I lived these facts every day. They are part of my memory. 'History' tells us that the Jews of Bratislava were persecuted by the invading Nazis. What it doesn't tell us is how it feels, as a nine-year-old girl, to have your bicycle forced from your hands, confiscated by a soldier while your  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Jewish
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Slonim, Eva, 1931-
Gazing at the stars.
Collingwood, VIC, Australia : Black Inc., [2014]
(DLC) 2014432492
(OCoLC)862959727
Named Person: Eva Slonim; Eva Slonim
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eva Slonim
ISBN: 9781922231475 1922231479
OCLC Number: 862959680
Description: 1 online resource (180 pages): illustrations (some color)
Contents: Front cover; Copyright; GAZING AT THE STARS; Contents; Dedication; Foreword; Childhood; Weiss & Kerpel; A Premonition; Invasion; Why Didn't We Leave?; Loss; Duty; Can You Hear Us?; The Ghetto; Who Will Live and Who Will Die?; An Only Child; 'I Will Be Spared'; Our Last Goodbye; Alone; Interrogation; Gombárik; Torture; Caught; Orphaned, All of Us; Our First Day; The Familienlager; A27201; Toddlers' Barracks; Mengele; Hospital; The Sound of Defeat; No One Was Waiting for Us; 'We Are on Our Own'; Days of Walking; Anywhere but Here; Convalescence; They Are Alive; Arriving Home; Everyone Returning KurtiBoarding School; The Furthest Place from Here; Epilogue; Acknowledgements; Glossary
Responsibility: Eva Slonim.

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These events, the persecution of my people, have simply become part of the collection of facts that people now call 'history'. I lived these facts every day. They are part of my memory. 'History' tells us that the Jews of Bratislava were persecuted by the invading Nazis. What it doesn't tell us is how it feels, as a nine-year-old girl, to have your bicycle forced from your hands, confiscated by a soldier while your father watches, powerless.

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