The Resource Born survivors, Wendy Holden

Born survivors, Wendy Holden

Label
Born survivors
Title
Born survivors
Statement of responsibility
Wendy Holden
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Among millions of Holocaust victims sent to Auschwitz II-Birkenau in 1944, Priska, Rachel, and Anka each passed through its infamous gates with a secret. Strangers to each other, they were newly pregnant, and facing an uncertain fate without their husbands. Alone, scared, and with so many loved ones already lost to the Nazis, these young women were privately determined to hold on to all they had left: their lives, and those of their unborn babies. That the gas chambers ran out of Zyklon-B just after the babies were born, before they and their mothers could be exterminated, is just one of several miracles that allowed them all to survive and rebuild their lives after World War II. 'Born Survivors' follows the mothers' incredible journey
Summary
Relates the true account of three pregnant women who met in Auschwitz, where they concealed their pregnancies from infamous Nazi doctor Josef Mengele and fought for their survival as well as the survival of their newborns as they embarked on a treacherous journey to freedom
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10414775
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Holden, Wendy
Dewey number
940.5318
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
  • Holocaust survivors
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Jewish women in the Holocaust
  • Jewish women
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
three young mothers and their extraordinary story of courage, defiance, and hope
Label
Born survivors, Wendy Holden
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Standard print edition originally published: London: Sphere
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
xvi, 477 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781510012684
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781510012684
  • (OCoLC)928642922
Label
Born survivors, Wendy Holden
Publication
Copyright
Note
Standard print edition originally published: London: Sphere
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
xvi, 477 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781510012684
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781510012684
  • (OCoLC)928642922

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