Alex's Wake: The Tragic Voyage of the St. Louis to Flee Nazi Germany--and a Grandson's Journey of Love and Remembrance

Alex's Wake: The Tragic Voyage of the St. Louis to Flee Nazi Germany--and a Grandson's Journey of Love and Remembrance

by Martin Goldsmith

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780306823718
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 03/31/2015
Edition description: First Trade Paper Edition
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 338,354
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Martin Goldsmith is a host and classical music programmer for Symphony Hall on Sirius XM Satellite Radio and previously hosted NPR's daily classical music program, Performance Today, from 1989 to 1999. He is the author of The Inextinguishable Symphony and lives in Maryland.

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Table of Contents

1 Setting Forth 1

2 Sachsenhagen 14

3 Oldenburg 32

4 Hamburg 74

5 The Voyage of the St. Louis 90

6 Boulogne-sur-Mer 131

7 Martigny-les-Bains 143

8 Montauban 170

9 Agde 199

10 Rivesaltes 212

11 Les Milles 234

12 Drancy 271

13 Auschwitz 282

14 Coming Home 306

Acknowledgments 327

Bibliography 331

Index 333

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