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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Survival in Auschwitz: The Nazi Assault on Humanity

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ISBN13: 9780684826806
ISBN10: 0684826801
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In 1943, Primo Levi, a twenty-five-year-old chemist and Italian citizen of Jewish race, was arrested by Italian fascists and deported from his native Turin to Auschwitz. Survival in Auschwitz is Levi's classic account of his ten months in the German death camp, a harrowing story of systematic cruelty and miraculous endurance. Remarkable for its simplicity, restraint, compassion, and even wit, Survival in Auschwitz remains a lasting testament to the indestructibility of the human spirit. Included in this new edition is an illuminating conversation between Philip Roth and Primo Levi never before published in book form.

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"Survival in Auschwitz is a stark prose poem on the deepest sufferings of man told without self-pity, but with a muted passion and intensity, an occasional cry of anguish, which makes it one of the most remarkable documents I have ever read." New Statesmen

About the Author

Levi was born in Italy and trained as a chemist. He is retired from his position as manager of a Turin chemical factory.

Table of Contents

Contents

Author's Preface

The Journey

On the Bottom

Initiation

Ka-Be

Our Nights

The Work

A Good Day

This Side of Good and Evil

The Drowned and the Saved

Chemical Examination

The Can to of Ulysses

The Events of the Summer

October 1944

Kraus

Die drei Leute vom Labor

The Last One

The Story of Ten Days

A Conversation with Primo Levi by Philip Roth

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Craig Ensz, January 16, 2011 (view all comments by Craig Ensz)
Sometimes there is a subject that can not and should not be over written. Levi's story is unique as is the story of every concentration camp survivor. As a teacher of World History, this entire era is one that needs to be written about and discussed forever. The world cannot forget.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780684826806
Author:
Levi, Primo
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Other:
Woolf, Stuart
Illustrator:
Woolf, Stuart
Author:
Woolf, Stuart
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
World
Subject:
Jewish
Subject:
Holocaust
Subject:
Historical - Holocaust
Subject:
Auschwitz (poland: concentration camp)
Subject:
Prisoners of war
Subject:
Prisoners of war -- Poland -- Biography.
Subject:
World War, 19
Subject:
Biography-Literary
Subject:
Auschwitz; Holocaust; World War II; World War 2; Elie Wiesel; Elie Weisel; Anne Frank; Jewish history; If This Is a Man; Nazi regime
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Touchstone ed.
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
no. 18
Publication Date:
September 1995
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 5.915 oz

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