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The choice / Edith Eger.

By: Eger, Edith.
Publisher: London : Rider Books, 2018Description: 367 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781846045127 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Eger, Edith | Suffering | Psychic trauma | Post-traumatic stress disorder | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives. -- Personal narratives. -- HungaryDDC classification: 155.93 Summary: In 1944, sixteen-year-old ballerina Edith Eger was sent to Auschwitz. Separated from her parents on arrival, she endures unimaginable experiences, including being made to dance for the infamous Josef Mengele. When the camp is finally liberated, she is pulled from a pile of bodies, barely alive. The horrors of the Holocaust didn't break Edith. In fact, they helped her learn to live again with a life-affirming strength and a truly remarkable resilience. The Choice is her unforgettable story. It shows that hope can flower in the most unlikely places. Book cover.
List(s) this item appears in: New acquisitions March-May 2019
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Even in hell hope can flower.

In 1944, sixteen-year-old ballerina Edith Eger was sent to Auschwitz. Separated from her parents on arrival, she endures unimaginable experiences, including being made to dance for the infamous Josef Mengele. When the camp is finally liberated, she is pulled from a pile of bodies, barely alive. The horrors of the Holocaust didn't break Edith. In fact, they helped her learn to live again with a life-affirming strength and a truly remarkable resilience. The Choice is her unforgettable story. It shows that hope can flower in the most unlikely places. Book cover.

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