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Alex's wake : a voyage of betrayal and a journey of remembrance

Alex's wake : a voyage of betrayal and a journey of remembrance

Author: Martin Goldsmith
Publisher: Boston, MA : Da CapoPress, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Da Capo Press editionView all editions and formats
On May 13, 1939, the luxury liner SS St. Louis sailed away from Hamburg, Germany, bound for Havana, Cuba. On board were more than 900 Jewish refugees fleeing persecution in Nazi Germany. After being denied landing rights in Havana, the refugees were turned away by the United States and Canada and forced to sail back to Europe, where the gathering storm of the Holocaust awaited them. Two of those refugees were Alex  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alex Goldschmidt; Klaus Helmut Goldschmidt; Alex Goldschmidt; Klaus Helmut Goldschmidt
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Goldsmith
ISBN: 9780306823718 0306823713 9780306823220 0306823225
OCLC Number: 854612675
Description: vii, 344 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Setting forth --
Sachsenhagen --
Oldenburg --
Hamburg --
The voyage of the St. Louis --
Boulogne-sur-Mer --
Martigny-les-Bains --
Montauban --
Agde --
Rivesaltes --
Les Milles --
Drancy --
Auschwitz --
Coming home.
Responsibility: Martin Goldsmith.
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From well-known classical music radio host and author of The Inextinguishable Symphony, Martin Goldsmith, a tale of two journeys--one, a journey from the ill-fated voyage of the SS St. Louis in 1939  Read more...


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Advance praise for Alex's Wake "Martin Goldsmith re-traveled the route of his grandfather and uncle, both lost to the Holocaust, through their internment in France to their horrid deaths at Read more...

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