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The Resource The Lost : a search for six of six million, Daniel Mendelsohn ; photographs by Matt Mendelsohn

The Lost : a search for six of six million, Daniel Mendelsohn ; photographs by Matt Mendelsohn

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The Lost : a search for six of six million
Title
The Lost
Title remainder
a search for six of six million
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Mendelsohn ; photographs by Matt Mendelsohn
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Language
eng
Summary
For five years, Daniel Mendelsohn traveled the globe searching for an answer to the question he had first asked as a boy decades earlier: What really happened to his great-uncle's family during the Holocaust? Here, Mendelsohn weaves together his discoveries about the past, family secrets and Judaism itself. He visits nearly a dozen countries on four continents in pursuit of the truth, eventually interviewing the town's twelve living survivors. Along the way, he detects things that challenge family myths and inspire new questions about long-held beliefs. Interwoven throughout the present-day developments are flashbacks to Mendelsohn's youth spent with his immigrant relatives, and more generally to Jewish life, philosophy and tradition over the years. Not only does he come to know his six deceased relatives on this unforgettable journey, but he discovers so much more about himself, his religion, his immediate family and their shared history as well.--From publisher description
Award
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography, 2006.
  • National Jewish Book Award, 2006.
  • Sophie Brody Medal, 2007.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2006
Biography type
contains biographical information
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163044
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1960-
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Mendelsohn, Daniel Adam
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Mendelsohn, Matt
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True
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  • Mendelsohn, Daniel Adam
  • Mendelsohn, Daniel Adam
  • Jews
  • Jaeger family
  • Jews
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Target audience
adult
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a search for six of six million
Label
The Lost : a search for six of six million, Daniel Mendelsohn ; photographs by Matt Mendelsohn
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Publication
Note
"A hardcover edition of this book was published in 2006 by HarperCollins Publishers." -- T.p. verso
Control code
ocn148888911
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Harper Perennial ed.
Extent
516 p.
Isbn
9780060542993
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)148888911
Label
The Lost : a search for six of six million, Daniel Mendelsohn ; photographs by Matt Mendelsohn
Publication
Note
"A hardcover edition of this book was published in 2006 by HarperCollins Publishers." -- T.p. verso
Control code
ocn148888911
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Harper Perennial ed.
Extent
516 p.
Isbn
9780060542993
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)148888911

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