Europa, Europa
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Europa, Europa

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The Inspiration Behind The Golden Globe --Winning Film ""An engrossing and memorable tale.""Jewish Book World ""The sheer emotion of telling the tale is palpable. The whole is moving, and strange beyond belief."" --The Times (London) International acclaim for Solomon Perel's Europa Europa ""The wrenching memoir of a young man who survived the Holocaust by concealing his Jewish identity and finding unexpected refuge as a member of the Hitler Youth. ""It is a Holocaust memoir that is moving, straightforward, and quite completely bizarre, unsettling in all kinds of assumptions about identity, responsibility, and guilt."" --Glasgow Herald ""Perel bares his soul to readers in this fascinating, unusual personal narrative of the Holocaust."" --Book Report ""Many of the experiences of Holocaust survivors are incredible. None is more incredible than the story of a Jewish boy, Solomon Perel, who escaped from Germany to Russia, served with the Wehrmacht in Russia, was adopted by his commanding officer, and transferred to an elite Hitler Youth school."" --London Jewish News ""A most remarkable story . . . extraordinary."" --The Australian ""This book will move human hearts."" --Berliner Morgenpostshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 137.16 x 215.9 x 17.78mm | 317.51g
  • Turner Publishing Company
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • United States
  • English
  • facsimiles, portraits
  • 0471283649
  • 9780471283645
  • 430,026

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"The sheer emotion of telling the tale is palpable. The whole is moving, and strange beyond belief."--The Times (London)"It is a holocaust memoir that is moving, straightforward and quite completely bizarre, unsettling all kinds of assumptions about identity, responsibility, and guilt."--Glasgow Herald"An engrossing and memorable tale."--Jewish Book World"This book will move human hearts."--Berliner Morgenpostshow more

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The Inspiration Behind The Golden Globe --Winning Film""An engrossing and memorable tale.""Jewish Book World""The sheer emotion of telling the tale is palpable. The whole is moving, and strange beyond belief."" --The Times (London)International acclaim for Solomon Perel's Europa Europa""The wrenching memoir of a young man who survived the Holocaust by concealing his Jewish identity and finding unexpected refuge as a member of the Hitler Youth.""It is a Holocaust memoir that is moving, straightforward, and quite completely bizarre, unsettling in all kinds of assumptions about identity, responsibility, and guilt."" --Glasgow Herald""Perel bares his soul to readers in this fascinating, unusual personal narrative of the Holocaust."" --Book Report""Many of the experiences of Holocaust survivors are incredible. None is more incredible than the story of a Jewish boy, Solomon Perel, who escaped from Germany to Russia, served with the Wehrmacht in Russia, was adopted by his commanding officer, and transferred to an elite Hitler Youth school."" --London Jewish News""A most remarkable story . . . extraordinary."" --The Australian""This book will move human hearts."" --Berliner Morgenpostshow more

About Solomon Perel

Solomon Perel is a businessman in Tel Aviv, Israel.show more

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517 ratings
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4 40% (205)
3 17% (89)
2 2% (12)
1 1% (5)
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