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The Happiest Man on Earth

The Happiest Man on Earth (Hardback)

By Jaku, Eddie

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Life can be beautiful if you make it beautiful. It is up to you. 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 ne...xt 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'. Published as Eddie turns 100, this is a powerful, heartbreaking and ultimately hopeful memoir of how happiness can be found even in the darkest of times.
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ISBN 9781760980085
Published NZ 28 Jul 2020
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781760980085
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Status In-stock at supplier; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Imprint Macmillan Australia
Published 28 Jul 2020
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Hardback
 › 5 other possible formats available
Author(s) By Jaku, Eddie
Category Award Winning
Biography & Autobiography: Historical, Political & Military
World History: Second World War
The Holocaust
Military History
Battles & Campaigns
Number of Pages 208
Dimensions Width: 144mm
Height: 216mm
Spine: 22mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 341g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Autobiography: Historical, Political & Military
ONIX Text General/trade