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Inherit the truth : a memoir of survival and the Holocaust

Author: Anita Lasker-Wallfisch
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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"In the years following her liberation from the Nazi death camp, Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, like most survivors of the Holocaust, struggled to build a normal life for herself. Decades later, she realized that in her efforts to achieve normality she had not spoken to her children or her grandchildren of her terrifying odyssey. Her memoir of the period between 1939 and 1945 was written for them so that they would Inherit  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Personal narratives
Named Person: Anita Lasker-Wallfisch; Anita Lasker-Wallfisch
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anita Lasker-Wallfisch
ISBN: 0312208979 9780312208974
OCLC Number: 43434742
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 168 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1 Pre-War Germany and the Kristallnacht 17 --
2 The Destruction of a Family 21 --
3 Alone in Breslau with Renate 48 --
4 Convicted Criminals 53 --
5 'Voluntary' Transfer to Auschwitz 68 --
6 Music for the Inferno 74 --
7 From Hell to Hell: Our Miraculous Escape to Belsen 87 --
8 The Liberation of Belsen 94 --
9 Peace at Belsen: Secondment to the British Army 101 --
10 Marooned in Brussels 136 --
11 The Boat Across the Channel 142.
Responsibility: Anita Lasker-Wallfisch.
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"In the years following her liberation from the Nazi death camp, Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, like most survivors of the Holocaust, struggled to build a normal life for herself. Decades later, she realized that in her efforts to achieve normality she had not spoken to her children or her grandchildren of her terrifying odyssey. Her memoir of the period between 1939 and 1945 was written for them so that they would Inherit the Truth." "This is the story of the destruction of a talented Jewish family and of the survival of two young sisters against all the odds."--BOOK JACKET.

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