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Title:
A guest at the shooters' banquet : my grandfather's SS past, my Jewish family, a search for the truth
Author:
Gabis, Rita, 1957- , author.
Edition:
First U.S. edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Bloomsbury, 2015.
Physical Description:
xix, 435 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Summary:
"Gabis follows the trail of her grandfather's collaboration with the Nazis-- a trail riddled with secrets, slaughter, mystery, and discovery"--
Language:
English
Contents:
A small thing -- Faye Dunaway as an invaded country -- Word gets around -- Bad student --It's Oprah's fault -- Introductions -- Fathers and sons -- An education -- Aunt Karina's pancakes -- War -- This kind of world -- A good get -- Our Anne Frank -- The human heart -- Water -- Yitzhak Arad -- Animals -- Mirele Rein/High Holidays -- Chaya Palevsky née Porus -- Messenger -- Lili Holzman -- Poligon -- Day of Mourning and Hope -- Artūras Karalis -- Lost -- Planners, diggers, guards, shooters -- Devil in a glass jar -- The translator -- Railroad town -- Elena Stankevičienė née Gagis --Bucket -- Devil's auction -- Lucky bird -- Bad man/good man -- Shooter -- Inside/Outside -- A game of life and death -- Mistakes -- Anton Lavrinovich -- Josef Beck -- Illeana Irafeva -- Work -- Jump -- January 2014 -- Šakotis -- Gone -- Given Back -- Robin Fish -- Witnesses for the Prosecution -- The company we keep -- Only God Knows -- Memory.
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9781632862617
Format :
Book