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The boxer : the true story of Holocaust survivor Harry Haft / Reinhard Kleist.

Available copies

  • 15 of 15 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 15 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton Co PL - Fowler GRA KLE (Text) 34044000822260 GraphNov Available -
Garrett PL - Garrett YGN KLE (Text) 30010170708989 Young Adult Graphic Novel Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown YA GRAPHIC NOVEL KLEI (Text) 39213000693477 Young Adult Graphic Novels Available -
Huntingburg PL - Huntingburg JUV GRA KLE (Text) 39970001303949 JNF Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland YF KLEIS (Text) 76383000425006 Youth Graphic Novels Available -
Kewanna-Union Twp PL - Kewanna 741.50 KLE (Text) 35887000411727 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Mitchell Comm. PL - Mitchell GN KLE (Text) 36823001890022 Graphic Novels Available -
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello YA GN KLE (Text) 37743002113951 Young Adult Graphic Novel Available -
Morgan Co PL - Waverly Branch YA 741.5973 KLE (Text) 78551000370708 Young Adult Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main 796.83 KLEI (Text) 39231032913101 Young Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781906838775
  • ISBN: 1906838771
  • Physical Description: 200 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: London : SelfMadeHero, c[2014]

Content descriptions

General Note: "This graphic novel is based on the book Harry Haft: Auschwitz Survivor, Challenger of Rocky Marciano by Alan Scott haft, published by Syracuse University Press (2006)"--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.: Poland, 1941. Sixteen-year-old Harry Haft is sent to Auschwitz. When he is forced to fight against other inmates for the amusement of the SS officers, Haft shows extraordinary strength and courage, and a determination to survive. As the Soviet Army advances in April 1945, he makes a daring escape from the Nazis. After negotiating the turmoil of postwar Poland, Haft immigrates to the United States and establishes himself as a professional prizefighter, remaining undefeated until he faces heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano in 1949. In The Boxer, Reinhard Kleist reveals another side to the steely Harry Haft: a man struggling to escape the memories of the fiancée he left behind in Poland. This is a powerful and moving graphic novel about love and the will to survive.
Subject: Haft, Harry, 1925-
Boxers (Sports) > Biography > Comic books, strips, etc.
Holocaust survivors > Poland > Comic books, strips, etc.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Genre: Graphic novels.
Young adult literature.

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