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

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  • Auteur: Eisen, Max
    Edition: First edition
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    2016
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    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.

    Contents:
    • Machine generated contents note: 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.
    Éditeur original: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
    Langue(s): English
    ISBN: 9781443449281, 1443449288, 9781443448536, 1443448532
    Collection(s)/Series: Canada Reads 2019