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Dancing with the enemy : my family's holocaust secret / Paul Glaser.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780385537704
  • ISBN: 0385537700
  • Description: 299 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First American Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2013]

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Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 940.5318/Glaser (Text to phone) Available -

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General Note: "Originally published in the Netherlands as Tante Roosje by Uitgeverij Verbum, Laren, in 2010 ; translation by Brian Doyle-Du Breuil."
Contents Note: Paul: The suitcase -- Rosie: Love's broken wings -- Rosie: dancing with Leo and Kees -- Paul: A hidden sign -- Rosie: The new order -- Paul: The discovery -- Rosie: caught! -- Paul: A new cousin -- Rosie: Betrayed and beguiled -- Rosie: The new camp -- Paul: Letters -- Rosie: Dancing in Auschwitz -- Paul: Getting acquainted -- Rosie: The road to liberation -- Paul: Family remains -- Rosie: Dance of liberation -- Paul: Encounter -- Rosie: A future with memories -- Paul: Roses -- After the war -- Afterword
Summary: "The ... story of the author's aunt--a Jewish dance instructor who was betrayed to the Nazis by the two men she loved, yet managed to survive World War II by teaching dance to the SS at Auschwitz. Her epic life becomes a window into the author's own past and the key to discovering his Jewish roots"--Dust jacket flap.

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