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The boy who followed his father into Auschwitz : a true story of family and survival / by Jeremy Dronfield.
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|LARL Cataloging||LARL76259 (Text)||LARL76258||New||On order||-|
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- ISBN: 9780063019294
- ISBN: 0063019299
- Physical Description: xvi, 423, 16 pages ; illustrations: 21 cm
- Edition: First Harper paperbacks edition.
- Publisher: New York : Harper, 2020.
- Copyright: © 2020
First published in the United Kingdom in 2019 by Penguin Random House UK ; previously published as The stone crusher.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Part I, Vienna -- "When Jewish blood drips from the knife..." -- Traitors to the people -- Part II, Buchenwald -- Blood and stone: Konzentrationslager Buchenwald -- The stone crusher -- The road to life -- A favorable decision -- The new world -- Unworthy of life -- A thousand kisses -- A journey to death -- Part III, Auschwitz -- A town called Oświecim -- Auschwitz-Monowitz -- The end of Gustav Kleinmann, Jew -- Resistance and collaboration: the death of Fritz Kleinmann -- The kindness of strangers -- Far from home -- Resistance and betrayal -- Part IV, Survival -- Death train -- Mauthausen -- The end of days -- The long way home --- Epilogue: Jewish blood.
In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholsterer in Vienna, was seized by the Nazis. Along with his teenage son Fritz, he was sent to Buchenwald in Germany. There began an unimaginable ordeal that saw the pair beaten, starved, and forced to build the very concentration camp they were held in. When Gustav was set to be transferred to Auschwitz--a certain death sentence--Fritz refused to leave his side. Throughout the horrors they witnessed and the suffering they endured, there was one constant that kept them alive: the love between father and son.
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|Subject:||Kleinmann, Gustav, 1891-1976.
Kleinmann, Fritz, 1923-
Fathers and sons > Austria > Vienna > Biography.
Buchenwald (Concentration camp)
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Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Austria > Vienna > Personal narratives.