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Alex's wake : a voyage of betrayal and a journey of remembrance

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Call Number972.91 G62a
Dates2014; ©2014
Statement of ResponsibilityMartin Goldsmith.
Creators & ContributorsGoldsmith, Martin (author)
Goldschmidt, Alex (subject)
Goldschmidt, Klaus Helmut (subject)
St. Louis (Ship) (subject)
Summary"Alex's Wake movingly recounts the detailed histories of two journeys: first, the ill-fated voyage of Martin Goldsmith's grandfather and uncle, attempting to flee Nazi Germany aboard the St. Louis; and, second, the author's own journey of remembrance and hope seventy years later." —Back cover
  1. Setting forth
  2. Sachsenhagen
  3. Oldenburg
  4. Hamburg
  5. The voyage of the St. Louis
  6. Boulogne-sur-Mer
  7. Martigny-les-Bains
  8. Montauban
  9. Agde
  10. Rivesaltes
  11. Les Milles
  12. Drancy
  13. Auschwitz
  14. Coming home
Physical Description vii, 344 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherBoston, MA : Da Capo Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group
EditionFirst Da Capo Press edition
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages 331–332) and index
RecognitionGifted in 2016 by Shannon LaBelle & Kevin Forbes