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Simon Wiesenthal : the life and legends

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Simon Wiesenthal : the life and legends
Call No: 364.138 W65s

Call Number364.138 W65s
Statement of ResponsibilityTom Segev.
Creators & ContributorsSegev, Tom (author)
Hope, Ronnie (translator)
Wiesenthal, Simon (subject)
SummaryA fully documented profile of the "Nazi hunter" famous for his unrelenting pursuit of Nazi criminals draws on extensive international records to discuss such topics as his role in capturing Adolf Eichmann, rivalry with Elie Wiesel, and infamy later in life.
ContentsIntroduction : the glass box
  1. "Eichmann is my passion"
  2. "During that period, we never took Hitler seriously"
  3. "See you on the soap shelf"
  4. "Who knows her? Who has seen her?"
  5. "The duty of an Austrian patriot"
  6. "That's how I became a stamp collector"
  7. "I hope you're not coming to see me"
  8. "I always said he's in Buenos Aires"
  9. "Sleuth with 6 million clients"
  10. "You may have thought he was happy, but he also cried sometimes"
  11. "A huge mass of rotten flesh"
  12. "Auschwitz lines"
  13. "What would you have done?"
  14. "Kreisky is going mad"
  15. "Better than any monster"
  16. "Mr. Wiesenthal, I claim, had different relations with the Gestapo from mine"
  17. "It's not easy to be my wife"
  18. "The childrenwere actually the same children"
  19. "Only so that Mengele's name would not be forgotten"
  20. "As if I were already dead"
  21. "Sleazenthal"
  22. "We all made mistakes in our youth"
Physical Description viii, 482 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherNew York : Doubleday
EditionFirst Edition
  • "This translation is based on an unpublished Hebrew-language work by Tom Segev" Title page verso
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Translation © by Ronnie Hope
RecognitionGifted in 2017 by Margaret B.



Segev, Tom (author)

Hope, Ronnie (translator)