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  • THE WALL. by Adler, H. G. (1910-1988)
    Adler, H. G. (1910-1988)
    THE WALL.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Random House, (2014.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first appearance in English of this, the final book in Adler's Holocaust trilogy, based on his experiences as a survivor of the death camps. Originally published in German in 1989, translated by Peter Filkins. List of characters and principle events. 630 pp. ISBN: 978-0812993066.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 72519
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  • TO THE RESCUE: Eight Artists in an Archive. by American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Marvin Heiferman and Carole Kismaric, curators (Magdalena Abakanowicz, Alan Berliner, Wendy Ewald, Leon Golub, Pepon Osorio, Gilles Peress, Fred Wilson and Terry Winters, artists).
    American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Marvin Heiferman and Carole Kismaric, curators (Magdalena Abakanowicz, Alan Berliner, Wendy Ewald, Leon Golub, Pepon Osorio, Gilles Peress, Fred Wilson and Terry Winters, artists).
    TO THE RESCUE: Eight Artists in an Archive.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee [Printed by Bolger], (1999.). First edition - Catalogue of an exhibition of newly commissioned art works by eight artists - Magdalena Abakanowicz, Alan Berliner, Wendy Ewald, Leon Golub, Pepon Osorio, Gilles Peress, Fred Wilson and Terry Winters - based on their research of, and responses to, 50,000 photographs in the archives of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. 96 pp. ISBN: 0-96696490X.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 43855
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  • Bacon, Ursula.
    SHANGHAI DIARY : A Young Girl's Journey from Hitler's Hate to War-Torn China.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format) for the 2nd edition (originally published in 2002.)

    Milwaukie, OR: M Press, (2004.). In 1939, when she was just 11 years old, Ursula and her parents were among the last Jewish families to be able to get out of Germany - and at the time, when of the few places open to Jews was the city of Shanghai, the 'armpit' of the world as one sailor described it. Twenty-thousand Jews found refuge in this city already teeming with people; this is an account of the hardships they encountered, but also the friendships and the helpfulness, and also an account of coming to age in a world torn by war. A fascinating account. Photographs. 267 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed white wrappers

    Book ID: 30650
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  • UNTIL OUR LAST BREATH: A Holocaust Story of Love and Partisan Resistance. by Bart, Michael and Laurel Corona.
    Bart, Michael and Laurel Corona.
    UNTIL OUR LAST BREATH: A Holocaust Story of Love and Partisan Resistance.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Following his fathers death, and with his mother in failing health, Michael Bart embarked on a ten-year research project to find out more details about his parents time in the Vilna ghetto, where they met, fell in love, and married, and about their activities as members of the Jewish resistance. . . . Shortly before the total liquidation of the ghetto, Zenia and Leizer, along with about 120 members of the underground, were able to escape to the Rudnicki forest, about 25 miles away. They became part of the Jewish partisan fighting group led by Abba Kovnerknown as the Avengerswhich carried out sabotage missions against the Nazi army…

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    New York: St Martin's, (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Following his fathers death, and with his mother in failing health, Michael Bart embarked on a ten-year research project to find out more details about his parents time in the Vilna ghetto, where they met, fell in love, and married, and about their activities as members of the Jewish resistance. . . . Shortly before the total liquidation of the ghetto, Zenia and Leizer, along with about 120 members of the underground, were able to escape to the Rudnicki forest, about 25 miles away. They became part of the Jewish partisan fighting group led by Abba Kovnerknown as the Avengerswhich carried out sabotage missions against the Nazi army and eventually participated in the liberation of Vilna." SIGNED on the front endpaper by co-author Laurel Corona and dated in the year of publication. Photographs, notes, bibliography. xxviii, 306 pp. ISBN: 978-0312378073.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76403
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  • Bercovitch, Reuben.
    HASEN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978. dj. Hardcover first edition - A story of two young boys who live and hunt outside a Nazi concentration camp - until the day they see the arrival of a bunch of child-prisoners.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dj.

    Book ID: 11656
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  • WHAT GOD WANTS. by Brett, Lily.
    Brett, Lily.
    WHAT GOD WANTS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Birch Lane Press, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of interrelated short stories about Holocaust survivors or the children of survivors who now live in Australia, by a writer who is herself the daughter of parents who survived the Holocaust. Winner of the 1992 National Steele Rudd award in Australia. Illustrations by David Rankin. Dustjacket praise from Chaim Potok, Louis Begley and Marilyn French. 260 pp. ISBN: 1-55972-193-6.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 53501
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  • STORIES OF AN IMAGINARY CHILDHOOD. by Bukiet, Melvin Jules.
    Bukiet, Melvin Jules.
    STORIES OF AN IMAGINARY CHILDHOOD.

    Edition: First printing.

    Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, (1991) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of interconnected stories that describe the world that might have been his own if not for the catastrophe that destroyed most of Jewish life in eastern Europe during the 1940s. Set before the Holocaust in the tiny Polish shtetl of Proszowice, each story follows the young protagonist through the pleasures and humiliations of childhood and the rites of manhood. INSCRIBED on the title page to the late Oklahoma collector Larry Owens "All of our childhoods, one imaginary" 197 pp. ISBN: 0-810110067.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82242
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  • MARGOT. by Cantor, Jillian.
    Cantor, Jillian.
    MARGOT.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Riverhead Books, (2013) dj. SIGNED hardcover - A novel which imagines that Margot, the older sister of Anne Frank, did not die in a concentration camp, but instead she escaped and made it to America where she is living a secret life at Margie. SIGNED on the title page. Author's note. 335 pp. ISBN: 978-1624907876.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83468
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  • Chesnoff, Richard Z.
    PACK OF THIEVES: How Hitler and Europe Plundered the Jews and Committed the Greatest Theft in History.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Prize-winning journalist's expose of the 'detailed systematic looting' of Europe's Jews - by the Nazis, their collaborators, the neutrals, and even the Allies, to steal billions form the Jews of Europe before, during, and after the Holocaust - even 50 years later, assets are still being held in Swiss banks. Photographs, notes, bibliography, index. 325 pp. ISBN: 0-385487630.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (slight spine slant.)

    Book ID: 38151
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  • SOMEONE NOT REALLY HER MOTHER. by Chessman, Harriet Scott.
    Chessman, Harriet Scott.
    SOMEONE NOT REALLY HER MOTHER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A brief and rather moving novel about mothers and daughters and memory - as Hannah's memory loss and confusion from Alzheimer's disease worsens, other, long hidden and never discussed, memories of her girlhood in France, just before the Nazi invasion, and her years as a refugee in London, become more vivid. Unusual in that it is told mostly from the point of view of Hannah, the mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. 168 pp. ISBN: 0-525-947930.

    Condition: SIGNED on the half title page. Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 34365
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  • Chessman, Harriet Scott.
    SOMEONE NOT REALLY HER MOTHER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Dutton, (2004.). SIGNED first edition - A brief and rather moving novel about mothers and daughters and memory - as Hannah's memory loss and confusion from Alzheimer's disease worsens, other, long hidden and never discussed, memories of her girlhood in France, just before the Nazi invasion, and her years as a refugee in London, become more vivid. Unusual in that it is told mostly from the point of view of Hannah, the mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. SIGNED on the title page and dated in June 2006. 168 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 32320
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  • SOMEONE NOT REALLY HER MOTHER. by Chessman, Harriet Scott.
    Chessman, Harriet Scott.
    SOMEONE NOT REALLY HER MOTHER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A brief and rather moving novel about mothers and daughters and memory - as Hannah's memory loss and confusion from Alzheimer's disease worsens, other, long hidden and never discussed, memories of her girlhood in France, just before the Nazi invasion, and her years as a refugee in London, become more vivid. Unusual in that it is told mostly from the point of view of Hannah, the mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. SIGNED on the title page and dated in 2006. 168 pp. ISBN: 0-525-947930.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 33075
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  • SOMEONE NOT REALLY HER MOTHER. by Chessman, Harriet Scott.
    Chessman, Harriet Scott.
    SOMEONE NOT REALLY HER MOTHER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A brief and rather moving novel about mothers and daughters and memory - as Hannah's memory loss and confusion from Alzheimer's disease worsens, other, long hidden and never discussed, memories of her girlhood in France, just before the Nazi invasion, and her years as a refugee in London, become more vivid. Unusual in that it is told mostly from the point of view of Hannah, the mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. INSCRIBED on the half title page and dated in the year of publication. 168 pp. ISBN: 0-525-947930.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 32516
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  • VIVE LA PARIS. by Codell, Esme Raji.
    Codell, Esme Raji.
    VIVE LA PARIS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Hyperion, (2006). First edition - This book for older children, a companion to 'Sahara Special', is "narrated by Sahara's self-confident African American classmate, Paris McCray, who is trying to understand an increasingly confusing world. Paris' gentle older brother is regularly beaten up by her fifth-grade classmate; her piano teacher was once a spy and has numbers tattooed on her arm. . . . Addressing such subjects as the Holocaust, bullying, God's presence, and AIDS, the novel makes a convincing case for rose-colored glasses, dancing the can-can, and playing joyful music with your big brother." (Booklist) 209 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 78270
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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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  • Doblin, Alfred
    DESTINY'S JOURNEY, Flight from the Nazis.

    Edition: First American edition.

    New York: Paragon House, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - Translated by Edna McCown; introduction by Peter Demetz. ISBN: 1-55778-2652.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 26416
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  • Fremont, Helen.
    AFTER LONG SILENCE: A Memoir.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Delacorte, 1999. Raised as a Catholic, at about the age of 30, this author discovered she was Jewish. A moving account of her familyÕs experiences during the Holocaust and the changed relationship between a daughter and her parents.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 23798
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  • DEAR GHOSTS: Poems. by Gallagher, Tess.
    Gallagher, Tess.
    DEAR GHOSTS: Poems.

    Edition: First printing.

    St. Paul, MN: Graywolf Press, (2006) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her eighth collection of poems, reflecting, without sentimentality or bitterness, on many of the losses in her life - the long ago death of her father, the recent illness and death of her mother, the too early death of her husband, and facing her own mortality. 140 pp. ISBN: 1555974430.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64913
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  • TESTS OF TIME. by Gass, William H.
    Gass, William H.
    TESTS OF TIME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of fourteen witty, elegant and powerful essays about writing, reading, culture, history, politics, and public opinion. SIGNED on the front endpaper. 319 pp. ISBN: 0-375412573.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71355
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  • Greenfeld, Howard.
    THE HIDDEN CHILDREN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - First person accounts from 13 of the thousands of young Jewish children who were sent away from their families to live with others - often strangers who risked their own lives to take them in - to avoid the Nazis and escape the Holocaust. Illustrated with many photographs. Written for older children or young adults. Suggestions for further reading, index. 118 pp. ISBN: 0-395-660742.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 29158
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  • THE SWASTIKA POEMS. by Heyen, William.
    Heyen, William.
    THE SWASTIKA POEMS.

    Edition: Limited, signed first edition.

    New York: The Vanguard Press, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His third collection of poetry and one of his most important. In this he looks at his heritage as an American born son of a German immigrant, one whose relatives were fighting for Germany duing World War II, and at the horrors of the Holocaust. One of only 50 numbered and SIGNED copies out of a total edition of 3500 copies. Notes. 82 pp. ISBN: 0-814907806.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket in a fine slipcase.

    Book ID: 82071
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  • Hochhuth, Rolf.
    THE DEPUTY.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Grove Press, 1964. Hardcover first edition - The full edition of the play described as the 'most controversial' of our time, an investigation of Pope Pius XII's silence in the face of the Holocaust. Translated by Richard and Clara Winston. Foreword by Albert Schweitzer.

    Condition: Very good in a near finedustjacket (bookplate, toning to pages.)

    Book ID: 12583
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  • Jagendorf, Siegfried (introduction and commentary by Aron Hirt-Manheimer.)
    JAGENDORF'S FOUNDRY: A Memoir of the Romanian Holocaust, 1941-1944.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author, then a 56 year old engineer, was among the Romanian Jews deported to the German-occupied Soviet territory of Moghilev. He set up a small task force to repair the city's iron-works (The Foundry), and then continued to devise new projects to keep the spared workers alive - eventually saving 15,000 lives. Written by Jagendorf before his death in the United States in 1970, but never published, this account is interspersed with commentaries with Hirt-Manheimer that expand and document this account. Photographs, sources, index. 209 pp. ISBN: 0-06-016106x.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (tear to front cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 37444
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  • REQUIEM: Poems of the Terezin Ghetto. by Janeczko, Paul B.
    Janeczko, Paul B.
    REQUIEM: Poems of the Terezin Ghetto.

    Edition: First printing.

    Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, (2011) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book of poetry for all ages, one which gives voice to those in the Czech concentration camp - their "dignity, resilience, and commitment to art and music in the face of great brutality. The many memorable characters include a child who performs in the camps now famed production of Brundibar, a man who lectures on bedbugs, and a boy known as 'Professor,' who keeps a notebook hidden in his shoe." Illustrated with drawings by the prisoners, found after World War II. Author's afterword, notes, sources. 102 pp. ISBN: 978-0763647278.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74811
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  • WHY MY FATHER DIED: A Daughter Confronts Her Family's Past at the Trial of Klaus Barbie. by Kahn, Annette.
    Kahn, Annette.
    WHY MY FATHER DIED: A Daughter Confronts Her Family's Past at the Trial of Klaus Barbie.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Summit Books, (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - Kahn was two years old in 1944 when her father, a Jew and a French Resistance fighter, was murdered by Nazi Klaus Barbie, the 'Butcher of Lyon.' "Forty-three years later, as chief political reporter for the magazine Le Point , she was assigned to cover Barbie's trial. Performing a balancing act between the roles of detached journalist and grief-stricken victim's daughter, Kahn skillfully interweaves courtroom drama, testimonies of Holocaust survivors, an account of Barbie's sordid career path and the wrenching story of her parents' ordeal. Her mother, sent to Auschwitz, was rescued, a near-skeleton, at the war's end. . . Kahn provides shocking detail on how U.S. intelligence bureaucrats…

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    New York: Summit Books, (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - Kahn was two years old in 1944 when her father, a Jew and a French Resistance fighter, was murdered by Nazi Klaus Barbie, the 'Butcher of Lyon.' "Forty-three years later, as chief political reporter for the magazine Le Point , she was assigned to cover Barbie's trial. Performing a balancing act between the roles of detached journalist and grief-stricken victim's daughter, Kahn skillfully interweaves courtroom drama, testimonies of Holocaust survivors, an account of Barbie's sordid career path and the wrenching story of her parents' ordeal. Her mother, sent to Auschwitz, was rescued, a near-skeleton, at the war's end. . . Kahn provides shocking detail on how U.S. intelligence bureaucrats protected Barbie after the war and how the CIA helped him escape to Bolivia in 1951." (Publisher's Weekly) Translated by Anna Cancogni. 238 pp. ISBN: 0-671658832.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83992
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  • SCHINDLER'S LIST. by Keneally, Thomas.
    Keneally, Thomas.
    SCHINDLER'S LIST.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1993). Holocaust novel based on a true story of how a German war-profiteer saved hundreds of Jews from the gas chamber during World War II. Movie tie-in edition with a notation that this is "now a film by Steven Spielberg." Illustrated with photographs from the movie. Epilogue. 397 pp. ISBN: 0-671-880314.

    Condition: Just about fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 58840
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  • THE WINTER HORSES. by Kerr. Philip.
    Kerr. Philip.
    THE WINTER HORSES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (2014). First edition - Young adult novel by this award-winning writer. "Kalinka has lost her home, her family, her belongings - everything but her life. Still, she has gained one small, precious gift: a relationship with the rare wild and wily Przewalski s horses that wander the reservation. Apart from Max, these endangered animals are her only friends until a Nazi campaign of extermination nearly wipes them out for good. Now Kalinka must set out on a treacherous journey through the frozen Ukrainian forest to save the only two surviving horses - and herself." 274 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 63463
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  • DISSONANCE. by Lenard-Cook, Lisa.
    Lenard-Cook, Lisa.
    DISSONANCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, winner of the Jim Sagel Prize for the Novel in 2001. A young piano teacher in Los Alamos, New Mexico inherits the papers of a woman she did not know, a musician and surviver of the Holocaust. SIGNED on the title page. 186 pp. ISBN: 0-8263-30908.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket (closed tear to lower edge of back cover of dj).

    Book ID: 57130
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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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