The Resource The tattooist of Auschwitz : a novel, Heather Morris

The tattooist of Auschwitz : a novel, Heather Morris

Label
The tattooist of Auschwitz : a novel
Title
The tattooist of Auschwitz
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Heather Morris
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a Tätowierer (the German word for tattooist), tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners. Imprisoned for more than two and a half years, Lale witnesses horrific atrocities and barbarism--but also incredible acts of bravery and compassion. Risking his own life, he uses his privileged position to exchange jewels and money from murdered Jews for food to keep his fellow prisoners alive. One day in July 1942, Lale, prisoner 32407, comforts a trembling young woman waiting in line to have the number 34902 tattooed onto her arm. Her name is Gita, and in that first encounter, Lale vows to somehow survive the camp and marry her"--Dust jacket flap
Summary
An international best-seller based on the true story of an Auschwitz-Birkenau survivor traces the experiences of a Jewish Slovakian who uses his position as a concentration-camp tattooist to secure food for his fellow prisoners
Character
Award
Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10614161
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morris, Heather
Dewey number
823/.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Language note
Text in English
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 760
  • 760
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Tattoo artists
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Jews
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Jews
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Tattoo artists
  • Poland
Target audience
adult
Label
The tattooist of Auschwitz : a novel, Heather Morris
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published as The Tattooist of Auschwitz in Australia in 2018 by Bonnier Publishing Australia and in the UK by Bonnier Zaffre"--Title page verso
  • Includes "P.S. insights, interviews & more ..." section
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
1970746
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
262 pages, 11 pages
Isbn
9780062870674
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780062870674
  • (OCoLC)1021305706
Label
The tattooist of Auschwitz : a novel, Heather Morris
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published as The Tattooist of Auschwitz in Australia in 2018 by Bonnier Publishing Australia and in the UK by Bonnier Zaffre"--Title page verso
  • Includes "P.S. insights, interviews & more ..." section
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
1970746
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
262 pages, 11 pages
Isbn
9780062870674
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780062870674
  • (OCoLC)1021305706

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