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Author: Yael Shahar
Publisher: Alfei Menashe, Israel : Kasva Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At seventeen, Alex was torn from his home and deported to Auschwitz. He outlived his family, his faith, and his culture. His memory filled with the death of a people, unable to speak of what he had done to survive, he was locked in the silent prison of his guilt. This unforgettable and breathtakingly powerful book follows Alex on his journey from the flames of Birkenau to atonement, transformation, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Named Person: Ovadya ben Malka.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yael Shahar
ISBN: 194840303X 9781948403030 9781948403009 1948403005
OCLC Number: 1039337261
Notes: Portions of this work were previously published under the title: A Damaged Mirror: A story of memory and redemption, Kasva Press, 2015--t.p. verso.
Description: ix, 493 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Book I: Adrift --
Book II: In Sight of Land --
Postscript.
Responsibility: Yael Shahar.

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At seventeen, Alex was torn from his home and deported to Auschwitz. He outlived his family, his faith, and his culture. His memory filled with the death of a people, unable to speak of what he had done to survive, he was locked in the silent prison of his guilt. This unforgettable and breathtakingly powerful book follows Alex on his journey from the flames of Birkenau to atonement, transformation, and redemption--back cover.

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