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Anne Frank: The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography
Anne Frank
The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography
Paperback      ISBN: 0809026856

Drawing on the unique historical sites, archives, expertise, and unquestioned authority of the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, New York Times bestselling authors Sid Jacobson and Ernie Col n have created the first authorized and exhaustive graphic biography of Anne Frank. Their account is complete, covering the lives of Anne's parents, Edith and Otto; Anne's first years in Frankfurt; the rise of Nazism; the Franks' immigration to Amsterdam; war and occupation; Anne's years in the Secret Annex; betrayal and arrest; her deportation and tragic death in Bergen-Belsen; the survival of Anne's father; and his recovery and publication of her astounding diary.

Eyewitness Auschwitz: Three Years in the Gas Chambers
Eyewitness Auschwitz
Three Years in the Gas Chambers
Paperback      ISBN: 1566632714

Filip M ller came to Auschwitz with one of the earliest transports from Slovakia in April 1942 and began working in the gassing installations and crematoria in May. He was still alive when the gassings ceased in November 1944. He saw millions come and disappear; by sheer luck he survived. M ller is neither a historian nor a psychologist; he is a source-one of the few prisoners who saw the Jewish people die and lived to tell about it. Eyewitness Auschwitz is one of the key documents of the Holocaust.

Maus a Survivors Tale: And Here My Trouble Begin
Maus a Survivors Tale
And Here My Trouble Begin
Hardcover      ISBN: 0394556550

Maus I was the first half of the tale of survival of the author's parents, charting their desperate progress from pre-war Poland Auschwitz. Here is the continuation, in which the father survives the camp and is at last reunited with his wife.



The Lost
The Lost
Paperback      ISBN: 0060542993

In this rich and riveting narrative, a writer's search for the truth behind his family's tragic past in World War II becomes a remarkably original epic--part memoir, part reportage, part mystery, and part scholarly detective work--that brilliantly explores the nature of time and memory, family and history.

On Hitler's Mountain: Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood
On Hitler's Mountain
Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood
Paperback      ISBN: 0060532181

Growing up in the beautiful mountains of Berchtesgaden -- just steps from Adolf Hitler's alpine retreat -- Irmgard Hunt had a seemingly happy, simple childhood. In her powerful, illuminating, and sometimes frightening memoir, Hunt recounts a youth lived under an evil but persuasive leader. As she grew older, the harsh reality of war -- and a few brave adults who opposed the Nazi regime -- aroused in her skepticism of National Socialist ideology and the Nazi propaganda she was taught to believe in.

In May 1945, an eleven-year-old Hunt watched American troops occupy Hitler's mountain retreat, signaling the end of the Nazi dictatorship and World War II. As the Nazi crimes began to be accounted for, many Germans tried to deny the truth of what had occurred; Hunt, in contrast, was determined to know and face the facts of her country's criminal past.

On Hitler's Mountain is more than a memoir -- it is a portrait of a nation that lost its moral compass. It is a provocative story of a family and a community in a period and location in history that, though it is fast becoming remote to us, has important resonance for our own time.

The State of Israel Vs. Adolf Eichmann
The State of Israel Vs. Adolf Eichmann
Hardcover      ISBN: 0805241876

Yablonka (Jewish history, Ben-Gurion U. of the Negev) believes that a more extensive study is required to understand the integration of Holocaust survivors into Israeli society, and that Eichmann's 1961 trial for crimes against Jews during World War II constituted a turning point in their social and cultural status in Israel. The Hebrew original, M

Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History
Maus I: A Survivor's Tale
My Father Bleeds History
Paperback      ISBN: 0394747232
The first installment of the Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel acclaimed as "the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust" (Wall Street Journal) and "the first masterpiece in comic book history" (The New Yorker).

A brutally moving work of art--widely hailed as the greatest graphic novel ever written--Maus recounts the chilling experiences of the author's father during the Holocaust, with Jews drawn as wide-eyed mice and Nazis as menacing cats.

Maus is a haunting tale within a tale, weaving the author's account of his tortured relationship with his aging father into an astonishing retelling of one of history's most unspeakable tragedies. It is an unforgettable story of survival and a disarming look at the legacy of trauma.
The King of Children: A Biography of Janusz Korczak
The King of Children
A Biography of Janusz Korczak
Paperback      ISBN: 0805209301
Jack and Rochelle: A Holocaust Story of Love and Resistance
Jack and Rochelle
A Holocaust Story of Love and Resistance
Paperback      ISBN: 1555972438

Jack and Rochelle Sutin first met at a dance before the war. When they meet again, in the winter of 1942, they are fellow fighters in the Jewish resistance against Nazism, and a romance develops between them. This is the story of their survival and how they reached the US.

Survival in Auschwitz
Survival in Auschwitz
Paperback      ISBN: 0684826801

The true and harrowing account of Primo Levi's experience at the German concentration camp of Auschwitz and his miraculous survival; hailed by The Times Literary Supplement as a "true work of art, this edition includes an exclusive conversation bet