I Shall Live: Surviving the Holocaust Against All Odds [NOOK Book]

Overview

I Shall Live tells the gripping true story of the Orensteins, a Jewish family living in Poland during the Second World War. When Henry Orenstein and his siblings end up in a series of concentrations camps, Orenstein's bravery and quick thinking help him to save himself and his brothers from execution by playing a role in the greatest hoax ever pulled on the upper echelons of Nazi command, including Heinrich Himmler.

Orenstein's lucid prose recreates this horrific time in history...

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I Shall Live: Surviving the Holocaust Against All Odds

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Overview

I Shall Live tells the gripping true story of the Orensteins, a Jewish family living in Poland during the Second World War. When Henry Orenstein and his siblings end up in a series of concentrations camps, Orenstein's bravery and quick thinking help him to save himself and his brothers from execution by playing a role in the greatest hoax ever pulled on the upper echelons of Nazi command, including Heinrich Himmler.

Orenstein's lucid prose recreates this horrific time in history and his constant struggle for survival as the Nazis move him and his brothers through five concentration camps. His description of their roles in the fake Chemical Commando sheds new light on an incredible and generally unknown event in the history of the Holocaust. This edition of I Shall Live contains new evidence about this fake Commando, including letters to and from Himmler himself.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780825305986
  • Publisher: Beaufort Books, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/1/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 159,834
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Orenstein is a philanthropist, inventor, entrepreneur and holocaust survivor. After surviving much of World War II in various concentration camps, Orenstein became a toymaker, convincing Hasbro to produce Transformers. He holds over 100 other patents, including the hidden poker camera. He is the creator of poker tournaments and TV shows and is in the Poker Hall of Fame.

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  • Posted April 9, 2011

    top 10

    read this book. u wont reget it. i rate this book in the top 10 books ive ever read about the holocaust and ive nearly read them all! the ending takes place very near to most americans. now whenever i see the poker channel i this of the man in this book. wow!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2012

    Sad but amazing

    Holocaust stories are always very heartwrenching. To think that rhis thing actually happened is too horrific.makes us hfink before we act.

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