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Flights of spirit

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Flights of spirit
Call No: EDUC AZR Ser. 10 GOT

Call NumberEDUC AZR Ser. 10 GOT
Sub-CollectionEducation Materials
Dates[2018]; ©2018
Statement of ResponsibilityElly Gotz.
Creators & ContributorsGotz, Elly (author)
Neudorfer, Rami (contributor)
Azrieli Foundation (contributor)
Gotz, Elly (subject)
Summary"Sixteen-year-old Elly Gotz hides with his family in an underground bunker in the Kovno ghetto in Lithuania, prepared to die rather than be found by the Nazis. After surviving three years in the ghetto, where thousands from his community have been murdered, Elly and his family refuse to be the Nazis’ next victims. But there is no escape from the ghetto’s liquidation in the summer of 1944, and Elly and his family eventually surrender, only to be separated when he and his father are taken to the notorious Dachau concentration camp. After the war, fleeing from Europe and their past, Elly fights to regain his lost youth and his years of missed education. His motivation and enterprising spirit give him the determination to succeed and to, ultimately, find strength in flight." —Publisher
Contents
  • Series Preface
  • About the Glossary
  • Introduction / Rami Neudorfer
  • Map
  • Acknowledgements
  • Syringes on a Tray
  • A Mischievious Childhood
  • The Path of Destruction
  • Treasures and Transformations
  • Saving Shulamit
  • Dachau
  • Death by Work
  • The Three Commandants
  • My Moment of Liberation
  • Free of Hate
  • The Drive to Get Out
  • First Testimony
  • The Wheel of Hate
  • Exciting Beginnings
  • Fulfilling Love and Dreams
  • Epilogue
  • Afterword: Messages to and from Students
  • Glossary
  • Photographs
  • Index
Physical Description xxxviii, 186 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits, facsimile ; 23 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
Publisher[Toronto] : The Azrieli Foundation
EditionFirst Edition
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages xxxvi–xxxviii) and index
AudiencePublisher recommendation: Age 14 and up
RecognitionGifted in 2019 by The Azrieli Foundation