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Author Perl, Gisella, author
Title I was a doctor in Auschwitz [ebook] / Gisella Perl ; introduction by Phyllis Lassner and Danny M. Cohen ; afterword by Eva Hoffman
Published 1903
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2019]
Descript 1 online resource
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Series Lexington studies in Jewish literature
Note Originally published: New York : International Universities Press, 1948
Summary "Gisella Perl's memoir is an extraordinarily candid account of women's extreme efforts to survive Auschwitz. It was the first memoir by a woman survivor and established the model for understanding the gendered Nazi policies and practices targeting Jewish women as racially poisonous"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Dr. Kapezius -- "I want to go with them" -- Arrival at Auschwitz -- Auschwitz : a day within its borders -- Dinner at Auschwitz -- The "beauty parlor" -- Auschwitz treasure-trove : Julika Farkas -- Charlotte Junger -- The value of a piece of string -- Irma Greze -- "Concert" in Auschwitz -- Margarine -- Block VII : the latrine -- Childbirth in Camp C -- The hospital staff -- The story of the fatal handkerchief -- One woman's death -- The bag of diamonds -- The life-saving embryo -- The story of Jeanette -- Liquidation of Camp C -- Farewell to Auschwitz -- Trip to Hamburg -- Hamburg : dege Werke -- Belsen Bergen -- General Gleen Hughes -- Abbé Brand
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Subject Perl, Gisella
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Romanian
Jewish women -- Poland -- Oświęcim -- Biography
Women gynecologists -- Poland -- Oświęcim -- Biography
Gynecologists -- Poland -- Oświęcim -- Biography
Women gynecologists -- Romania -- Biography
Jews, Romanian -- Biography
Holocaust survivors -- Biography
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities
Perl, Gisella.
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Holocaust survivors.
Jewish women.
Jews, Romanian.
Women gynecologists.
Poland -- Oświęcim.
World War (1939-1945)
Jewish Holocaust (1939-1945)
Electronic books
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Alt Author Lassner, Phyllis, writer of introduction
Cohen, Danny M., writer of introduction
Hoffman, Eva, 1945- writer of afterword
OverDrive, Inc
ISBN 1498583938

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