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By Daniel Himmel

ISBN-10: 0786754826

ISBN-13: 9780786754823

Born at the slopes of the Carpathian Mountains in 1929, writer Dan Himmel’s father quickly joined the road of the condemned on the Birkenau dying camp on the smooth age of 15. He survived move to a number of assorted camps, together with the scary Dora camp, from which few survived, and a dying march, on the finish of which he watched because the stomachs of fellow captives actually exploded a result of ingestion of foodstuff too speedy upon liberation. After resettlement with hundreds and hundreds of different orphans and reunion with surviving relatives, he went off to serve at the entrance strains in Israel's conflict of independence and bore witness to a ancient battle.

He made his option to Canada, after which to the U.S., ultimately getting married and elevating a family members in manhattan, the place he lived out his existence as a doubtless unremarkable man--one you are going to by no means bet had had a front-row seat to a couple of the main major occasions in sleek Jewish heritage. for many of his lifestyles, he slightly made point out of his Holocaust event, under no circumstances to any of his 3 kids, whom he desired to safeguard from the discomfort he had suffered and in many ways endured to suffer all through his lifestyles. yet as this “thriver” neared the top of his existence, he ultimately agreed to be interviewed over a interval of months via his youngest son, who chanced on solutions to his personal questions on his father’s demeanor and parenting kind whereas learning a newfound feel of id. the writer eventually profits a wholly new realizing of what it potential to be the kid of a Holocaust survivor as he involves see his father as no longer a lot a survivor as a thriver, an suggestion, a guy whose trip infuses extreme which means into his personal experience of identity

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