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Strange haven : a Jewish childhood in wartime Shanghai

Author: Sigmund Tobias; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: Urbana ; Chicago : University of Illinois Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author, part of the Jewish refugee community in Shanghai, tells of his experiences growing up in the ghetto under Japanese occupation.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Sigmund Tobias; Sigmund Tobias
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sigmund Tobias; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0252024532 9780252024535
OCLC Number: 39261889
Description: xxiv, 162 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Fleeing to Shanghai --
Life in Shanghai's lanes --
Getting used to Shanghai --
War --
Ghetto --
Yeshiva student in Shanghai --
Life in the ghetto --
Air raids --
Holocaust --
Life in postwar Shanghai --
Going to work --
Leaving Shanghai --
Sequel : revisiting the past --
Revived childhood memories --
Return to Shanghai --
Back in Hongkew --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Sigmund Tobias ; introduction by Michael Berenbaum.

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Presents descriptions of Jewish life in Shanghai during the Holocaust. This book offers a glimpse of life for these foreigners in a foreign land.  Read more...

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