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The Resource The children's block : a novel based on the true story of an Auschwitz survivor, Otto Kraus

The children's block : a novel based on the true story of an Auschwitz survivor, Otto Kraus

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The children's block : a novel based on the true story of an Auschwitz survivor
Title
The children's block
Title remainder
a novel based on the true story of an Auschwitz survivor
Statement of responsibility
Otto Kraus
Title variation
Novel based on the true story of an Auschwitz survivor
Title variation remainder
a novel based on the true story of an Auschwitz survivor
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Alex Ehren is poet, a prisoner, and a teacher in block 31 in Auschwitz-Birkenau, also known as the Children's Block. He spends his days trying to survive and illegally giving lessons to his young charges, all while shielding them as best he can from the impossible horrors of the camp. But trying to teach the children is not the only illicit activity that Alex is involved in. Alex is keeping a diary
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Has edition
Storyline
Tone
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10878881
Cataloging source
YDX
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1921-2000
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kraus, Otto B.
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9510.9.K73
LC item number
P35 2020
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Concentration camp inmates
  • Jewish children
  • Poland
  • Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
  • Children
  • Concentration camp inmates
  • Jewish children
  • Poland
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a novel based on the true story of an Auschwitz survivor
Label
The children's block : a novel based on the true story of an Auschwitz survivor, Otto Kraus
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published by Ebury Press in 2019. First published as Smoke Is My Brother in Czechoslovakia and elsewhere as The Painted Wall in 1993." -- Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1104471578
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xiii, 274 pages
Isbn
9781643133287
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1104471578
Label
The children's block : a novel based on the true story of an Auschwitz survivor, Otto Kraus
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published by Ebury Press in 2019. First published as Smoke Is My Brother in Czechoslovakia and elsewhere as The Painted Wall in 1993." -- Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1104471578
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xiii, 274 pages
Isbn
9781643133287
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1104471578

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