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Plunder : a memoir of family property and Nazi treasure / Menachem Kaiser.

Available copies

  • 7 of 14 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

4 current holds with 14 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 940.53 KAI PLU (Text) 34207002372945 Adult Non-Fiction In process -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 940.53 KAISER (Text) 34706001708140 Non-Fiction 900-999 Checked out 05/10/2021
Butler PL - Butler 940.53 KAI (Text) 73174005043507 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 940.53 Kai (Text) 32604070211525 DCTPLD AD New Non-Fiction Available -
Flora-Monroe Twp PL - Flora 940.53 KAI (Text) 50825010803814 Non-Fiction Checked out 04/24/2021
Huntingburg PL - Huntingburg 940.53 KAI (Text) 39970001048809 NF Checked out 05/01/2021
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville 940.5318 KAISER (Text) 33946003679722 New Books . 2nd Floor Checked out 05/04/2021
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville 940.5318 KAISER (Text) 33946003679789 New Books . 2nd Floor Checked out 04/21/2021
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 940.5318 BIOGRAPHY KAISER (Text) 34330513516832 Adult - New Non-Fiction Reshelving -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 940.531 KAI (Text) 37323005535540 NEW-BKS Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781328508034
  • ISBN: 132850803X
  • Physical Description: viii, 277 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-277).
Formatted Contents Note:
Małachowskiiego -- Riese -- Małachowskiiego -- Forever book -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
"From a gifted young writer, the story of his quest to reclaim his family's apartment building in Poland--and of the astonishing entanglement with Nazi treasure hunters that follows"-- Provided by publisher.
When Kaiser takes up his Holocaust-survivor grandfather's former battle to reclaim the family's apartment building in Sosnowiec, Poland, he finds himself on a circuitous path to encounters with the long-time residents of the building, and with a Polish lawyer known as "The Killer." A surprise discovery-- that his grandfather's cousin not only survived the war, but wrote a secret memoir while a slave laborer in a vast, secret Nazi tunnel complex-- leads to Kaiser being adopted as a virtual celebrity by a band of Silesian treasure seekers who revere the memoir as the indispensable guidebook to Nazi plunder. Here Kaiser questions: What does it mean to seize your own legacy? Can reclaimed property repair rifts among the living? -- adapted from jacket
Subject: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Poland > Sosnowiec (Województwo Śląskie) > Reparations.
Kaiser, Meir Menachem, 1921-1977 > Family.
Inheritance and succession > Poland.
Jewish property > Poland > Sosnowiec (Województwo Śląskie) > 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 > Claims.
World War, 1939-1945 > Destruction and pillage > Poland.
Kaiser family.
Treasure troves > Poland.
Sosnowiec (Województwo Śląskie, Poland) > History > 20th century.
HISTORY / World.

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