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If only it were fiction

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If only it were fiction
Call No: EDUC AZR Ser. 5 THO

Call NumberEDUC AZR Ser. 5 THO
Sub-CollectionEducation Materials
Dates[2013]; ©2013
Statement of ResponsibilityElsa Thon.
Creators & ContributorsThon, Elsa (author)
Vance, Sylvia (contributor)
Azrieli Foundation (contributor)
Thon, Elsa (subject)
Summary"Elsa Thon was a sixteen-year-old photographer's apprentice when the Nazis occupied her town of Pruszków, Poland. When her family was sent to the Warsaw ghetto, Elsa joined a community farm and was recruited by the Underground. Despite her deep belief in destiny, Elsa refused to bow to her fate as a Jew in war-torn Poland." —Publisher
  • Series Preface
  • About the Glossary
  • Introduction / Sylvia Vance
  • Map
  • In Memory of Ita-Baila Litman Synalewicz
  • On Remembrance Day
  • Author's Preface
  • Oral History
  • My Poland
  • Adventures and Uncertainties
  • September 1939
  • From One Ghetto to Another
  • Czerniaków
  • Marking Time
  • Living the Lie
  • Working for the Underground
  • Life with Grandma
  • Betrayed
  • From Plaszow to Skarzysko-Kamienna
  • So Close Yet So Far
  • Destiny Works Its Way
  • Our New Protectors
  • Back to Poland
  • Journeys
  • Argentina
  • Afterword: Canada
  • Poems
  • Glossary
  • Photographs
  • Index
Physical Description xxiii, 263 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Carrier Typevolume
Publisher[Toronto] : The Azrieli Foundation
EditionFirst Edition
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (page xxiii) and index
AudiencePublisher recommendation: Age 16 and up
RecognitionGifted in 2014 by The Azrieli Foundation