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Europa, Europa
     

Europa, Europa

by Solomon Perel, Shlomo Perel, Perel, Margot Bettauer Dembo (Translator)
 

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This is the powerful memoir of Solomon Perel, who survived the Holocaust by hiding his Jewish identity and becoming a member of the Hitler Youth. This book was the basis of Agnieska Hollands's award-winning film, Europa, Europa. Published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, it is an important and controversial contribution to a better

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This is the powerful memoir of Solomon Perel, who survived the Holocaust by hiding his Jewish identity and becoming a member of the Hitler Youth. This book was the basis of Agnieska Hollands's award-winning film, Europa, Europa. Published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, it is an important and controversial contribution to a better understanding of the complexity of life under the Nazis.

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From the Publisher
"The sheer emotion of telling the tale is palpable. The whole is moving, and strange beyond belief."—The Times (London)

"It is a holocaust memoir that is moving, straightforward and quite completely bizarre, unsettling all kinds of assumptions about identity, responsibility, and guilt."—Glasgow Herald

"An engrossing and memorable tale."—Jewish Book World

"This book will move human hearts."—Berliner Morgenpost

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471172185
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
05/27/1997
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
1,120,818
Product dimensions:
0.69(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

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From the Publisher
"The sheer emotion of telling the tale is palpable. The whole is moving, and strange beyond belief."—The Times (London)

"It is a holocaust memoir that is moving, straightforward and quite completely bizarre, unsettling all kinds of assumptions about identity, responsibility, and guilt."—Glasgow Herald

"An engrossing and memorable tale."—Jewish Book World

"This book will move human hearts."—Berliner Morgenpost

Meet the Author

SOLOMON PEREL is, today, a businessman who lives in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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