The Resource The tattooist of Auschwitz [Hot Reads], Heather Morris

The tattooist of Auschwitz [Hot Reads], Heather Morris

Label
The tattooist of Auschwitz [Hot Reads]
Title
The tattooist of Auschwitz [Hot Reads]
Statement of responsibility
Heather Morris
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
I tattooed a number on her arm. She tattooed her name on my heart. In 1942, Lale Sokolov arrived in Auschwitz-Birkenau. He was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival - scratching numbers into his fellow victims' arms in indelible ink to create what would become one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust. Waiting in line to be tattooed, terrified and shaking, was a young girl. For Lale - a dandy, a jack-the-lad, a bit of a chancer - it was love at first sight. And he was determined not only to survive himself, but to ensure this woman, Gita, did, too. So begins one of the most life-affirming, courageous, unforgettable and human stories of the Holocaust: the love story of the tattooist of Auschwitz
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
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morris, Heather
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
760
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
  • World War II
  • Jewish men
  • Survival
  • Romantic love
  • Tattoo artists
  • Men/women relations
Target audience
adult
Label
The tattooist of Auschwitz [Hot Reads], Heather Morris
Instantiates
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Isbn
9781760403171
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Publisher number
  • 9781760403171HR
  • 1760403172HR
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The tattooist of Auschwitz [Hot Reads], Heather Morris
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Isbn
9781760403171
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Publisher number
  • 9781760403171HR
  • 1760403172HR
Specific material designation
regular print

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