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By chance alone : a remarkable true story of courage and survival at Auschwitz

Author: Max Eisen
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
This autobiography of Canadian Max Eisen details the rural Hungarian deportations to Auschwitz-Birkenau, back-breaking slave labour in Auschwitz I, the infamous 'death march' of January 1945, the painful aftermath of liberation, and a journey of physical and psychological healing.
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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Max Eisen; Max Eisen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Max Eisen
ISBN: 9781443449281 1443449288 9781443448536 1443448532
OCLC Number: 947930804
Description: xii, 276 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Childhood in Czechoslovakia --
2. Summers on the Farm --
3. Big Changes --
4. Life under Hungarian Rule --
5. Year of Birth and Death --
6. Final Seder --
7. Train --
8. Arrival in Auschwitz II-Birkenau --
9. Arbeit Macht Frei --
10. Draining Swamps --
11. Walking Ghosts --
12. Piece of Bacon --
13. Selections, July 1944 --
14. Land Reclamation Outside Auschwitz --
15. Operating Room --
16. Surgeries in Barrack 21 --
17. Pot of Stew --
18. Destruction of Crematorium 4 --
19. Death March --
20. Melk, Ebensee, and Liberation --
21. Ebensee, After Liberation --
22. From Ceske Budejovice to Moldava --
23. Emotional and Physical Healing --
24. Marienbad --
25. Prague --
26. Return to Kosice --
27. Ebelsberg DP Camp --
28. Canada.
Responsibility: Max Eisen.

Abstract:

This autobiography of Canadian Max Eisen details the rural Hungarian deportations to Auschwitz-Birkenau, back-breaking slave labour in Auschwitz I, the infamous 'death march' of January 1945, the painful aftermath of liberation, and a journey of physical and psychological healing.

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