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In the lion's den : the life of Oswald Rufeisen

Author: Nechama Tec
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A moving biography of Oswald Rufeisen, a Jew who passed as a Christian in occupied Poland, worked as a translator for the German police, and risked his life to save hundreds from the Nazis. Denounced, he escaped and found shelter in a convent, where he became a Catholic and later a priest and monk.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Oswald Rufeisen; Daniel Oswald Rufeisen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nechama Tec
ISBN: 019503905X 9780195039054
OCLC Number: 20422423
Notes: The Mazal Holocaust Collection
Description: x, 279 pages, [6] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Nechama Tec.
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The biography of Oswald Rufeisen, a Polish Jew who repeatedly risked his life to save Jews and non-Jews during World War II.  Read more...

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'An admirable book, wrought seamlessly from solid archival research and Rufeisen's own harrowing recollections.' Observer 'We owe a profound debt of gratitude to Professor Tec for painstakingly Read more...

 
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