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Strange haven : a Jewish childhood in wartime Shanghai

Author: Sigmund Tobias
Publisher: Urbana, Ill. : University of Illinois Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author describes how he and his parents fled their home in Germany after Kristallnacht in 1938 and relocated to Shanghai, China.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tobias, Sigmund.
Strange haven
(OCoLC)246892766
Named Person: Sigmund Tobias; Sigmund Tobias; Sigmund Tobias
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sigmund Tobias
ISBN: 9780252092664 025209266X
OCLC Number: 861793078
Notes: Includes index.
"First Illinois paperback, 2009"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 162 pages) : illustrations
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 ; foreword by Michael Berenbaum.

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In the wake of Kristallnacht, November 9, 1938, Sigmund Tobias and his parents fled their home in Germany and relocated to one of the few cities in the world that offered shelter without requiring a  Read more...

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