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No common place : the Holocaust testimony of Alina Bacall-Zwirn

Author: Alina Bacall-Zwirn; Jared Stark
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Afraid that the story would never be told, Alina Bacall-Zwirn, a survivor of the Warsaw ghetto and four Nazi concentration camps, decided to remember and to bear witness to the history she and her husband suffered together. In a unique format that combines personal testimony, photographs, letters, legal documents and contributions from Alina's family; No Common Place interweaves a survivor's story with her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Interviews
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bacall-Zwirn, Alina, 1922-1997.
No common place.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)1002182588
Named Person: Alina Bacall-Zwirn; Leo Bacall; Leo Bacall; Alina Bacall-Zwirn
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alina Bacall-Zwirn; Jared Stark
ISBN: 0803212968 9780803212961 0803261780 9780803261785
OCLC Number: 40714907
Description: xix, 124 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I start preparing --
Until there is company --
Who will remember --
I remember not too much --
To the end, it's a different story --
A small opening --
Safe and not safe --
The next half of my life --
Majdanek --
Auschwitz-Birkenau --
A connection --
Selection --
Only me --
On the oven --
I still hear the cry --
Meeting Ruth --
Onions and coffee --
And I think we got stronger --
Liberation --
And we miss each other --
From Marburg to America --
Memorials.
Responsibility: Alina Bacall-Zwirn and Jared Stark.
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