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  • BLOCK 11. by Degli Antoni, Piero.
    Degli Antoni, Piero.
    BLOCK 11.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2012) dj. Hardcover first edition - A noir novel by this award-winning author set in Auschwitz and straddling the past and present. In New York, "the present: An old woman and her husband sit down for a breakfast of black bread and coffee at a table set for ten. Eight chairs remain empty. Auschwitz, Spring 1944: Following a successful escape from the camp, a group of ten prisoners are rounded up for execution. Since the camp needs every inmate for labor, only one prisoner will be sacrificed. And it is the job of the other nine prisoners, locked up in an empty building in Block 11 with nothing but a piece of paper and pencil,…

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    New York: St Martin's, (2012) dj. Hardcover first edition - A noir novel by this award-winning author set in Auschwitz and straddling the past and present. In New York, "the present: An old woman and her husband sit down for a breakfast of black bread and coffee at a table set for ten. Eight chairs remain empty. Auschwitz, Spring 1944: Following a successful escape from the camp, a group of ten prisoners are rounded up for execution. Since the camp needs every inmate for labor, only one prisoner will be sacrificed. And it is the job of the other nine prisoners, locked up in an empty building in Block 11 with nothing but a piece of paper and pencil, to decide by dawn who will die. Otherwise they will all go to the gallows. A book which wrestles with questions of guilt and forgiveness, selfishness and sacrifice, in this unforgettable novel set during the most trying of times." Translated from the Italian by Erin Waggener. Glosary. 232 pp. ISBN: 978-1250001023.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82172
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  • PRIMO LEVI: Tragedy of an Optimist. by [Levi, Primo, 1919-1987] Anissimov, Myriam.
    [Levi, Primo, 1919-1987] Anissimov, Myriam.
    PRIMO LEVI: Tragedy of an Optimist.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Woodstock NY: Overlook Press, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "Primo Levi is represented in this world almost entirely by his writings, and his public self--shy, intelligent, diffident--in some respects disguised the man within. This first biography delves deeply into the life and mind of the controversial writer" a chemist by training, a partisan during World War II, a philosopher, and most importantly a survivor of the concentration camps and a Holocaust witness. Translated from the French by Steve Cox. List of Primo Levi's works. Photographs, notes, glossary of concentration camp terms, bibliography, and index. x, 452 pp. ISBN: 0-87951-8065.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (some light toning to the pages, very minor shelfwear.)

    Book ID: 57307
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  • MacMillan, Ian.
    ORBIT OF DARKNESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel of the Holocaust, Auschwitz and the other death camps, and the effects of World War II in Eastern Europe. Vonnegut described MacMillan as "coming closer to the truth of that nightmare" than any other writer.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 15823
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  • Rosner, Bernat and Tubach, Frederic C. with Sally Patterson Tubach.
    AN UNCOMMON FRIENDSHIP: From Opposite Sides of the Holocaust.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2002. SIGNED - A double memoir: the story of two men who as adults in the US become friends only to find out that during their childhood they were on opposite sides during World War II: one was a prisoner at Auschwitz where his whole family was murdered and the father of the other was a counterintelligence officer in the Germany army. SIGNED on the title page by all three authors. Illustrated with photographs. ISBN: 0-520-236890.

    Condition: Fine condition (as new.)

    Book ID: 22824
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  • Rosner, Bernat and Tubach, Frederic C. with Sally Patterson Tubach.
    AN UNCOMMON FRIENDSHIP: From Opposite Sides of the Holocaust.

    Edition: Later printing.

    Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, (2002.) dj. Hardcover - A double memoir: the story of two men who, as adults in the US, become friends only to find out that during their childhood they were on opposite sides during World War II: one was a prisoner at Auschwitz where his whole family was murdered and the father of the other was a counterintelligence officer in the Germany army. Illustrated with photographs. Notes. 271 pp. ISBN: 0-520-225317.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 37159
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  • AN UNCOMMON FRIENDSHIP: From Opposite Sides of the Holocaust. by Rosner, Bernat and Tubach, Frederic C. with Sally Patterson Tubach.
    Rosner, Bernat and Tubach, Frederic C. with Sally Patterson Tubach.
    AN UNCOMMON FRIENDSHIP: From Opposite Sides of the Holocaust.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover - A double memoir: the story of two men who as adults in the US become friends only to find out that during their childhood they were on opposite sides during World War II: one was a prisoner at Auschwitz where his whole family was murdered and the father of the other was a counterintelligence officer in the Germany army. INSCRIBED on the title page by TWO authors: Fred Tubach and Bernat Rosner. Illustrated with photographs. Notes. 271 pp. ISBN: 0-520-225317.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76432
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  • Weiss, Peter.
    THE INVESTIGATION.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Atheneum, 1966. First edition - Play based on the trial - and using the actual testimony given in a German court in 1964-65 - of 21 persons involved in the deaths at the concentration camp at Auschwitz. English version by Jon Swan and Ulu Grosbard. 370 pp.

    Condition: Very good in black wrappers (some spine slant.)

    Book ID: 36406
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