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The Resource The tattooist of auschwitz : A Novel., Heather Morris, (OverDrive electronic resource)

The tattooist of auschwitz : A Novel., Heather Morris, (OverDrive electronic resource)

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The tattooist of auschwitz : A Novel.
Title
The tattooist of auschwitz
Title remainder
A Novel.
Statement of responsibility
Heather Morris
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This beautiful, illuminating tale of hope and courage is based on interviews that were conducted with Holocaust survivor and Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist Ludwig (Lale) Sokolov—an unforgettable love story in the midst of atrocity."The Tattooist of Auschwitz is an extraordinary document, a story about the extremes of human behavior existing side by side: calculated brutality alongside impulsive and selfless acts of love. I find it hard to imagine anyone who would not be drawn in, confronted and moved. I would recommend it unreservedly to anyone, whether they'd read a hundred Holocaust stories or none."—Graeme Simsion, internationally-bestselling author of The Rosie ProjectIn April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a Tätowierer (the German word for tattooist), tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners.Imprisoned for over two and a half years, Lale witnesses horrific atrocities and barbarism—but also incredible acts of bravery and compassion. Risking his own life, he uses his privileged position to exchange jewels and money from murdered Jews for food to keep his fellow prisoners alive.One day in July 1942, Lale, prisoner 32407, comforts a trembling young woman waiting in line to have the number 34902 tattooed onto her arm. Her name is Gita, and in that first encounter, Lale vows to somehow survive the camp and marry her.A vivid, harrowing, and ultimately hopeful re-creation of Lale Sokolov's experiences as the man who tattooed the arms of thousands of prisoners with what would become one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust, The Tattooist of Auschwitz is also a testament to the endurance of love and humanity under the darkest possible conditions
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Morris, Heather
PerformerNote
Narrator: Richard Armitage
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Armitage, Richard
Label
The tattooist of auschwitz : A Novel., Heather Morris, (OverDrive electronic resource)
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Publication
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Unabridged
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digital storage
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (7 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
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not applicable
Isbn
9780062866998
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
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Media type code
  • s
  • c
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sound
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digital recording
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Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 209012 KB)
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Label
The tattooist of auschwitz : A Novel., Heather Morris, (OverDrive electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (7 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062866998
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
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1099974e-63d4-4029-b77b-2b19f646016c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
System details
Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 209012 KB)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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