Book cover

Peter's story

Library Item

Find or request this item
Peter's story
Call No: REF 942.082 Z66p

Call NumberREF 942.082 Z66p
Sub-CollectionReference Collection
Dates2013; ©2012
Statement of ResponsibilityRobert Alexander.
Creators & ContributorsAlexander, Robert (author)
Ziegler, Peter (subject)
SummaryBiography of Peter Ziegler, born in Vienna in 1922, written by his nephew Robert Alexander. In this book, Peter shares his family history and his internment experience in England and Canada. Robert Alexander writes: "Peter gladly agreed to talk about his past and answer my questions. He also gave me a DVD of a lengthy interview he did in March 2011 for the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre. This book is a summary of Peter's comments in that interview and of our many conversations." —Preface
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Good times in Vienna
  • Family portraits, 1922–1939
  • Album of photographs of our house
  • Bad times in Vienna
  • School in England
  • Internment in England
  • Internment in Canada
  • What happened to my family?
  • Documentation
  • Art and photographs from Pithiviers
  • My life in Canada
  • Photo album
  • A portfolio of Frances' art
  • Reflections
  • Appendix
  • Historical notes
Physical Description 203 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps ; 25 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
Publisher[Ontario] : Robert Alexander
Notes
  • "This book was produced for the private use of the family members and friends of Peter Ziegler." —Title page verso
  • Book includes six 2010 Isle of Man postage stamps (page 65)
RecognitionGifted in 2015 by Robert Alexander