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The lampshade : a Holocaust detective story from Buchenwald to New Orleans

Author: Mark Jacobson
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Few growing up in the aftermath of World War II will ever forget the horrifying reports that Nazi concentration camp doctors had removed the skin of prisoners to makes common, everyday lampshades. In The Lampshade, bestselling journalist Mark Jacobson tells the story of how he came into possession of one of these awful objects, and of his search to establish the origin, and larger meaning, of what can only be  Read more...
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Named Person: Mark Jacobson; Mark Jacobson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Jacobson
ISBN: 9781416566274 1416566279 9781416566304 1416566309
OCLC Number: 464593146
Description: 357 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Mark Jacobson.

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Renowned writer Mark Jacobson's historical and philosophical journey after he finds a lampshade made of human skin in the aftermath of Katrina.  Read more...

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