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In the lion's den : the life of Oswald Rufeisen

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In the lion's den : the life of Oswald Rufeisen
Call No: 940.5485 R92t

Call Number940.5485 R92t
Dates1990; ©1990
Statement of ResponsibilityNechama Tec.
Creators & ContributorsTec, Nechama (author)
Rufeisen, Oswald (subject)
Carmelites (subject)
Catholic Church (subject)
SummaryA biography of Oswald Rufeisen, a Jew who passed as a Christian in occupied Poland, worked as a translator for the German police, and risked his life to save hundreds from the Nazis. Denounced, he escaped and found shelter in a convent, where he became a Catholic and later a priest and monk.
  1. Before and Into the War
  2. In Search of Solutions
  3. Imprisonment
  4. Life on the Farm
  5. Becoming Someone Else
  6. The Town of Mir
  7. Becoming a Police Officer
  8. Working for the Authorities
  9. The Savior of Simakowo
  10. Involvement with the Ghetto
  11. Organizing the Escape
  12. Exodus and Confrontation
  13. Conversion
  14. Moving to the Forest
  15. Life as a Partisan
  16. Becoming a Carmelite Monk and a Priest
  17. A Catholic Jew?
  18. An Independent Life
Physical Description x, 279 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherNew York : Oxford University Press
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages 249–268) and index
RecognitionGifted by Susan Quastel