Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz

Editeur: HarperCollins Date de sortie: 2020-05-26

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Brilliantly written, vivid, a powerful and often uncomfortable true story that deserves to be read and remembered. It beautifully captures the strength of the bond between a father and son.--Heather Morris, author of #1 New York Times bestseller The Tattooist of AuschwitzThe #1 Sunday Times bestsellera remarkable story of the heroic and unbreakable bond between a father and son that is as inspirational as The Tattooist of Auschwitz and as mesmerizing as The Choice.Where there is family, there is hopeIn 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholster from Vienna, and his sixteen-year-old son Fritz are arrested by the Gestapo and sent to Germany. Imprisoned in the Buchenwald concentration camp, they miraculously survive the Nazis murderous brutality.Then Gustav learns he is being sent to Auschwitzand certain death.For Fritz, letting his father go is unthinkable. Desperate to remain together, Fritz makes an incredible choice: he insists he must go too. To the Nazis, one death camp is the same as another, and so the boy is allowed to follow.Throughout the six years of horror they witness and immeasurable suffering they endure as victims of the camps, one constant keeps them alive: their love and hope for the future.Based on the secret diary that Gustav kept as well as meticulous archival research and interviews with members of the Kleinmann family, including Fritzs younger brother Kurt, sent to the United States at age eleven to escape the war, The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz is Gustav and Fritzs storyan extraordinary account of courage, loyalty, survival, and love that is unforgettable.

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Informations complémentaires

Genre: Social & cultural history

Collection: Harper Paperbacks

Format: EPub

Pages: 464

ISBN: 9780063019300

Informations complémentaires

Genre: Social & cultural history

Collection: Harper Paperbacks

Format: EPub

Pages: 464

ISBN: 9780063019300

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