We Got the Water: Tracing My Family's Path Through Auschwitz

We Got the Water: Tracing My Family's Path Through Auschwitz

by Jill Gabrielle Klein

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We Got the Water: Tracing My Family's Path Through Auschwitz by Jill Gabrielle Klein

We Got the Water is the story of the Klein family: Herman and Bertha, and their three children, Lilly, Oli and sixteen-year-old Gabi. In the spring and summer of 1944, along with more than 400,000 other Hungarian Jews, they were forced from their homes, rounded up, and sent to Auschwitz. The Kleins were aboard one of the very first trains of this mass deportation. Author Jill Gabrielle Klein follows her father, his sisters and their mother through Auschwitz and into slave labor camps in Poland and Germany, providing a narrative-both harrowing and inspirational-of resilience in the face of terror. As it charts the author's personal quest to reconstruct the past, the book also documents the inexorable disappearance of living Holocaust survivors, whose first-person accounts illuminate this dark period and inscribe it in our collective memory.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780615806969
Publisher: Jill Gabrielle Klein
Publication date: 04/24/2013
Pages: 282
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Professor Jill Klein, Ph.D. is a social psychologist who is on the faculty of Melbourne Business School at the University of Melbourne, Australia. She and her father speak internationally to audiences on the topic of resilience.

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