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The stone crusher : the true story of a father and son's fight for survival in Auschwitz / Jeremy Dronfield.

Dronfield, Jeremy, (author.).
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  • 4 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville B KLEINMANN (Text) 78321000027796 Adult Biography Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 940.53 DRO (Text) 36626103951182 2nd Floor New Adult Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 940.53 DRO (Text) 37323005407492 NEW-BKS Available -
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster 92 KLE (Text) 72436000125520 Adult nonfiction Checked out 08/03/2018
South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley 940.53 DRONFIELD JEREMY (Text) 30402004720704 NONFIC MOVIES Checked out 08/04/2018
Union Co PL - Liberty Bio Kle (Text) 34194001181867 BIO Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781613739631
  • ISBN: 161373963X
  • Physical Description: x, 388 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press Incorporated, [2018]

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"In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholsterer in Vienna, was arrested by the Nazis. Along with his 16-year old son Fritz, he was sent to Buchenwald in Germany, where a new concentration camp was being built. It was the beginning of a six-year odyssey almost without parallel. They helped build Buchenwald, young Fritz learning construction skills which would help preserve him from extermination in the coming years. But it was his bond with his father that would ultimately keep them both alive. When the 50-year old Gustav was transferred to Auschwitz--a certain death sentence--Fritz was determined to go with him. His wiser friends tried to dissuade him--"If you want to keep living, you have to forget your father," they said. But that was impossible, and Fritz pleaded for a place on the Auschwitz transport. "He is a true comrade," Gustav wrote in his secret diary, "always at my side. The boy is my greatest joy. We are inseparable." Gustav kept his diary hidden throughout his six years in the death camps--even Fritz knew nothing of it. In it he recorded his story, a tale of survival and a father-son bond which proved stronger than the machine that sought to break them both"-- Provided by publisher.
"Along with his 16-year old son Fritz, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholsterer in Vienna, was sent to Buchenwald in Germany, where a new concentration camp was being built. Gustav kept his diary hidden throughout his six years in the death camps--even Fritz knew nothing of it"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Kleinmann, Gustav, 1891-1976.
Kleinmann, Fritz, 1923-
Buchenwald (Concentration camp) > Biography.
Jews > Austria > Vienna > History > 1933-1945 > Biography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Austria > Vienna > Personal narratives.
HISTORY > Holocaust.
HISTORY > Jewish.
HISTORY > Military > World War II.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Historical.

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