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To look a Nazi in the eye : a teen's account of a war criminal trial

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To look a Nazi in the eye : a teen's account of a war criminal trial
Call No: YA 341.69 K11t

Call NumberYA 341.69 K11t
Dates[2017]; ©2017
Statement of Responsibilityby Kathy Kacer ; with Jordana Lebowitz.
Creators & ContributorsKacer, Kathy (author)
Lebowitz, Jordana (author)
Swartz, Sarah Silberstein (editor)
Bohm, Hedy (related)
Gröning, Oskar (subject)
Lebowitz, Jordana (subject)
Summary"The true story of nineteen-year-old Jordana Lebowitz's experience attending the war criminal trial of Oskar Groening. Groening worked at the Auschwitz concentration camp and became known as the 'bookkeeper of Auschwitz.' In 2015 he stood trial in Germany for being complicit in the deaths of more than 300,000 Jews. A granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, Jordana knew a great deal about the Holocaust and had traveled to Europe to visit Auschwitz. But she was not prepared for what she would see and hear at Oscar Groening's trial, including how such an ordinary seeming manwho at first glance reminded her of her grandfathercould be part of such despicable cruelty. Listening to Groening's testimony and to the Holocaust survivors who came to testify against him, Jordana felt the weight of bearing witness to historya history that we need to remember now more than ever." Publisher
Physical Description 230 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherToronto : Second Story Press
NotesIncludes bibliographical references
AudiencePublisher recommendation: Age 15 and up, Grade 9 and up
RecognitionGifted in 2017 by Second Story Press