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The happiest man on Earth : the beautiful life of an Auschwitz survivor / Eddie Jaku.

Jaku, Eddie, (author.).

Available copies

  • 0 of 1 copy available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System.

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1 current hold with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library 940.531 (Text) 33062009454803 New Adult Non-Fiction Checked Out 07/06/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063097681
  • ISBN: 0063097680
  • Physical Description: 195 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2021]

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Summary, etc.:
"Eddie Jaku always considered himself a German first, a Jew second. He was proud of his country. But all of that changed on 9 November 1938, when he was beaten, arrested and taken to a concentration camp. Over the next seven years, Eddie faced unimaginable horrors every day, first in Buchenwald, then in Auschwitz, then on the Nazi death march. He lost family, friends, his country. Because he survived, Eddie made the vow to smile every day. He pays tribute to those who were lost by telling his story, sharing his wisdom and living his best possible life. He now believes he is the 'happiest man on earth'"--Publisher.
Subject: Jaku, Eddie.
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Buchenwald (Concentration camp)
World War, 1939-1945 > Jews > Germany.
Concentration camp inmates > Biography.
Immigrants > Australia > Biography.
Holocaust survivors > Biography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Germany > Personal narratives.
Jews > Germany > Biography.
Centenarians > Australia > Biography.
Happiness > Psychological aspects.
Germany > History > 1933-1945.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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