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Remember us : my journey from the shtetl through the Holocaust

Author: Martin Small; Vic Shayne
Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Pub., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows the life story of Martin Small from the work camp to the concentration camp of Mauthausen, to being a partisan of the Nowogrodek forests, and to life as a displaced person in Italy, and from fighting the Egyptian army in a tiny Israeli kibbutz in 1948 to starting a new life in a new world in New York. This account is based on talks Martin Small gave to audiences across the country and to coauthor Shayne  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Named Person: Martin Small; Martin Small
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Small; Vic Shayne
ISBN: 9781602397231 1602397236
OCLC Number: 318420234
Description: 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I live to remember --
My little shtetl, Maitchet --
Yiddish culture --
Answering questions with questions --
Dreaming of a new world --
Shabbat Shalom --
Yearning to touch the past --
Visiting Baranowicze --
The wrong kind of excitement --
Living with our differences --
All on one block --
L'chaim to my father --
The meaning of Tzedakah --
Our world started to change --
The German invasion --
And then we were slaves --
Escape from Baranowicze --
Free for now --
Partisans --
More aimless wandering --
Spring --
Awakening --
Viva Italia! --
Nowhere but Palestine --
A war we would not lose --
Where's my visa? --
America the beautiful --
Time for reflection --
The circle comes to a close --
I remember --
Epilogue --
Afterword --
Appendix: Gentle snowflakes falling.
Responsibility: Martin Small and Vic Shayne.

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Follows the life story of Martin Small from the work camp to the concentration camp of Mauthausen, to being a partisan of the Nowogrodek forests, and to life as a displaced person in Italy, and from fighting the Egyptian army in a tiny Israeli kibbutz in 1948 to starting a new life in a new world in New York. This account is based on talks Martin Small gave to audiences across the country and to coauthor Shayne before his death.

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[T]his terse immediate memoir of a Polish Jew is a gripping read, with the haunting personal detail of what Small witnessed and what he escaped....the narrative as a whole, based on talks to Read more...

 
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