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In the garden of the righteous : the heroes who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust  Cover Image Book Book

In the garden of the righteous : the heroes who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust / Richard Hurowitz.

Hurowitz, Richard, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063037236
  • ISBN: 0063037238
  • Physical Description: xxvi, 451 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2023]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-426) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- We are all refugees -- Life in the circus -- On the glory of Athens -- Some medals are pinned to your soul -- Samurai spirit -- Miracle on the ├śresund -- Beneath the apple tree -- The ivy leaguers -- The city of refuge -- Ten POWs -- Conclusion.
Summary, etc.:
"In the Garden of the Righteous chronicles extraordinary acts at a time when the moral choices were stark, the threat immense, and the passive apathy of millions predominated. Deeply researched, it focuses on ten remarkable stories. These heroes provided hiding places, participated in underground networks, refused to betray their neighbors, and secured safe passage to save the persecuted. They repeatedly defied authorities and risked their lives, their livelihoods, and their families. In the Garden of the Righteous is a profound testament to their kindness and courage"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust > Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Jews > Rescue.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Genre: Biographies.

Available copies

  • 6 of 9 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Milford Public Library.

Holds

  • 0 current holds with 9 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Milford Public Library 940.531 H (Text) 34013155184164 Adult New Nonfiction Available -


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