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The tattooist of Auschwitz, Heather Morris

Label
The tattooist of Auschwitz
Title
The tattooist of Auschwitz
Statement of responsibility
Heather Morris
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This novel is based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov, two Slovakian Jews, who survived Auschwitz and eventually made their home in Australia. In that terrible place, Lale was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival - literally scratching numbers into his fellow victims' arms in indelible ink to create what would become one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust. Lale used the infinitesimal freedom of movement that this position awarded him to exchange jewels and money taken from murdered Jews for food to keep others alive. If he had been caught he would have been killed; many owed him their survival
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
The tattooist of Auschwitz, Heather Morris
Label
The tattooist of Auschwitz, Heather Morris
Publication
Note
Author is a New Zealander
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn999537905
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
275 pages
Isbn
9781785763649
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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