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A Lucky Child: A Memoir of Surviving Auschwitz as a Young Boy
  

A Lucky Child: A Memoir of Surviving Auschwitz as a Young Boy (Audio CD / Audio)

Narrator Buergenthal, Thomas
Narrator Hagen, Don

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Thomas Buergenthal, now a Judge in the International Court of Justice in The Hague, tells his astonishing experiences as a young boy in his memoir A LUCKY CHILD. He arrived at Auschwitz at age 10 after surviving two ghettos and a labor camp. Separated first from his mother and th... read full description below.

ISBN 9781469059969
Barcode 9781469059969
Published 30 July 2012 by Gildan Media Corporation
Format Audio CD/Audio
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ISBN-13 9781469059969
ISBN-10 1469059967
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Gildan Media Corporation
Imprint Gildan Media Corporation
Publication Date 30 July 2012
Publication Country United States United States
Format Audio CD/Audio
Author(s) Narrator Buergenthal, Thomas
Narrator Hagen, Don
Category Audio / Visual (Audio books, Music, DVDs, CDROMs)
Biography & Autobiography: Historical, Political & Military
European History
The Holocaust
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Width: 147mm
Height: 135mm
Spine: 20mm
Weight 91g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Autobiography: Historical, Political & Military
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code B
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Thomas Buergenthal, now a Judge in the International Court of Justice in The Hague, tells his astonishing experiences as a young boy in his memoir A LUCKY CHILD. He arrived at Auschwitz at age 10 after surviving two ghettos and a labor camp. Separated first from his mother and then his father, Buergenthal managed by his wits and some remarkable strokes of luck to survive on his own. Almost two years after his liberation, Buergenthal was miraculously reunited with his mother and in 1951 arrived in the U.S. to start a new life. Now dedicated to helping those subjected to tyranny throughout the world, Buergenthal writes his story with a simple clarity that highlights the stark details of unimaginable hardship. A LUCKY CHILD is a book that demands to be read by all.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review A Lucky Child does not wallow in the horrors nor does it shirk the darkest events. It is a clear-headed account of Buergenthal's experiences and how they determined his life. The Sydney Morning Herald

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Author's Bio

Thomas Buergenthal served for more than ten years as the American judge on the International Court of Justice in The Hague before returning to the United States in September 2010. He is a former President of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and former member of the UN Human Rights Committee. Recipient of the Gruber Foundation International Justice Prize and member of the Ethics Commission of the International Olympic Committee, Buergenthal has been re-appointed professor of international law and human rights at the George Washington University Law School, where he had taught before his election to the ICJ.

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