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Getting out alive : a memoir

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Getting out alive : a memoir
Call No: EDUC AZR Ser. 1 DIC

Call NumberEDUC AZR Ser. 1 DIC
Sub-CollectionEducation Materials
Dates[2007]; ©2007
Statement of ResponsibilityTommy Dick.
Creators & ContributorsDick, Tommy (author)
Weiser, Keith Ian (contributor)
Azrieli Foundation (contributor)
York University (Toronto, Ont.). Centre for Jewish Studies (contributor)
Dick, Tommy (subject)
Summary"Nineteen-year-old Tommy Dick was killed, only to resurface. Born into a Hungarian family who had converted from Judaism, Tommy soon found out that in the eyes of the Nazis, he was still a Jew, still a target for murder. On the run and in disguise, Tommy was chased by death as much as he was by luck. Getting Out Alive is a vivid and gripping account of how the courageous acts of others, unshakeable friendships and Tommy’s own extraordinary quick wit conspired to save the life of this adventurous and determined young man in the cruellest of times." —Publisher
  • Introduction / Kalman Weiser
  • Part I. The German Occupation
  • Part II. Emigration
  • Epilogue
  • Map
  • Photographs
  • Glossary
  • Index
Physical Description viii, 67 pages : illustrations, portraits, maps ; 23 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherToronto : The Azrieli Foundation ; Centre for Jewish Studies at York University
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (page viii) and index
AudiencePublisher recommendation: Age 14 and up
RecognitionGifted in 2009 by The Azrieli Foundation