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Simon Wiesenthal : the life and legends

Author: Tom Segev
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A fully documented profile of the "Nazi hunter" famous for his unrelenting pursuit of Nazi criminals draws on extensive international records to discuss such topics as his role in capturing Adolf Eichmann, rivalry with Elie Wiesel, and infamy later in life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Simon Wiesenthal; Simon Wiesenthal
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Segev
ISBN: 9780385519465 038551946X
OCLC Number: 496160303
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: viii, 482 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: "Eichmann is my passion" --
"During that period, we never took Hitler seriously" --
"See you on the soap shelf" --
"Who knows her? Who has seen her?" --
"The duty of an Austrian patriot" --
"That's how I became a stamp collector" --
"I hope you're not coming to see me" --
"I always said he's in Buenos Aires" --
"Sleuth with 6 million clients" --
"You may have thought he was happy, but he also cried sometimes" --
"A huge mass of rotten flesh" --
"Auschwitz lines" --
"What would you have done?" --
"Kreisky is going mad" --
"Better than any monster" --
"Mr. Wiesenthal, I claim, had different relations with the Gestapo from mine" --
"It's not easy to be my wife" --
"The children--
were actually the same children" --
"Only so that Mengele's name would not be forgotten" --
"As if I were already dead" --
"Sleazenthal" --
"We all made mistakes in our youth."
Responsibility: Tom Segev.

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A fully documented profile of the "Nazi hunter" famous for his unrelenting pursuit of Nazi criminals draws on extensive international records to discuss such topics as his role in capturing Adolf Eichmann, rivalry with Elie Wiesel, and infamy later in life.

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