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Asylum : a survivor's flight from Nazi-occupied Vienna through wartime France / Moriz Scheyer ; translated, with an epilogue, essay, and notes by the author's grandson, P.N. Singer.

Scheyer, Moriz, 1886-1949 author. (Author). Singer, P. N. (Peter N.), 1962- translator, writer of supplementary textual content. (Added Author).
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  • 3 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood 940.5318 SCH (Text) 36626103769543 New Adult Nonfiction Checked out 12/20/2016
Koontz Lake Branch Library 921 SCH (Text) 30141010063374 NEW ADULT Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 940.5318 SCH (Text) 34330512961666 Adult - New Books Available -
Osgood Public Library - Osgood BIO 921 SCH (Text) 39692000895770 New Item Shelves Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 921 Scheyer (Text) 31208912486810 new non-fiction Checked out 12/18/2016

Record details

  • ISBN: 0316272884
  • ISBN: 9780316272889
  • Physical Description: 305 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First North American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2016.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: The 'Anschluss' -- Breathing again: Switzerland -- France: beloved France -- Earning the first hundred francs -- The men in berets -- The 'Drôle de Guerre' -- Paris, ghost of an enchanted city -- Paths of the Exodus -- 'Armistice' -- Paris under the German boot -- The French ... and the French -- From 'the Israelites' to 'the Jew' -- Stay of execution -- 'For examination of your situation' -- Hut 8 -- Another stay of execution -- 'Zone libre' -- Voiron -- Nine gendarmes versus five Jews -- Caserne Bizanet, Grenoble -- A toast -- Escape to Switzerland -- A telegram -- Labarde -- Blessed are the poor in spirit -- Nuns -- A glimpse through a peephole -- Music -- Eugène le Roy -- Informers -- In place of a chapter on the Resistance -- They're coming - they're not coming - they're coming! -- The morning of 6th June 1944 -- Summer -- The first step into freedom -- Carlos -- In memory of my comrades from the concentration camp at Beaune-la-Rolande -- The undeserving survivors -- Still in Labarde: but free.
Summary, etc.: A recently discovered account describes an Austrian Jewish writer's flight from Vienna when the advance of the Nazis forced him from both his home and his job, and his hidden life in France during the war.
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Subject: Scheyer, Moriz, 1886-1949.
Jews > Austria > Vienna > Biography.
Jewish refugees > France > Biography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Austria > Vienna > Personal narratives.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > France > Personal narratives.
Jews > Austria > Vienna > Social conditions > 20th century.

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