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ಪ Hardcover ᘅ A Lucky Child: A Memoir of Surviving Auschwitz as a Young Boy store ೄ Kindle Author Thomas Buergenthal ೭ ಪ Hardcover ᘅ A Lucky Child: A Memoir of Surviving Auschwitz as a Young Boy store ೄ Kindle Author Thomas Buergenthal ೭ Not many children who entered Auschwitz lived to tell the tale The American judge at the International Court of Justice in the Hague, Czechoslovakia born Buergenthal, is one of the few A 10 year old inmate in August 1944 at Birkenau, Buergenthal was one of the death camp s youngest prisoners He miraculously survived, thanks, among others, to a friendly kapo who made him an errand boy Buergenthal s authentic, moving tale reveals that his lifelong commitment to human rights sprang from the ashes of Auschwitz 16 bw photos, 1 map Apr 20 Copyright Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc All rights reserved.You think youve heard it all the roundups, deportations, transports, selections, hard labor, death camps That was the last time I saw my father , crematoriums, and the rare miracle of survival But this one is different The clear, nonhectoring prose makes Buergenthals personal storyand the enduring ethical questions it promptsthe stuff of a fast, gripping read Five years old in Czechoslovakia at the start of World War II, Buergenthal remembers being crowded into the ghetto and then, in 1944, feeling lucky to escape the gas chambers and get into Auschwitz, where he witnessed daily hangings and beatings, but with the help of a few adults, managed to survive In a postwar orphanage, he learned to read and write but never received any mail, until in a heartrending climax, his mother finds him In 1952, he immigrated to the U.S., and now, as human rights lawyer, professor, and international judge, his childhoods moral issues are rooted in his daily life, his tattooed number a reminder not so much of the past as of his obligation, as witness and survivor, to fight bigotry today Hazel Rochman A Lucky Child Wikipedia A Memoir of Surviving Auschwitz as a Young does not wallow in the horrors nor it shirk darkest events It is clear headed account Buergenthal s experiences and how they determined his life May , memoir, written some years after experience Holocaust child survivor I was expecting to learn much about than already knew when started book, but finishing it, realized that had never read book during this demoralizing time history This gives very different feel from other memoirs, such Night, which Elie Wiesel published just war ended, he The combination childs view long reach memory hazy, almost dream like quality Boy by Thomas Buergent Paperback out stars product ratings Buy Now Free Shipping Home Facebook an extraordinary story, simply beautifully told Heartbreaking thrilling, examines what means be human, every good awful sense ebook Rakuten Kobo Read with Kobo Buergenthal, now Judge International Court Justice Hague, tells astonishing Summary SuperSummary begins focusing on parents His father, Mundek, born Galicia, at belonged Austro Hungarian Empire A Lucky Child: A Memoir of Surviving Auschwitz as a Young Boy

 

    • A Lucky Child: A Memoir of Surviving Auschwitz as a Young Boy
    • 3.4
    • 266
    • Hardcover
    • 293 pages
    • B0025VO4K4
    • Thomas Buergenthal
    • English
    • 11 January 2017

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