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The happiest man on Earth : the beautiful life of an Auschwitz survivor

Jaku, Eddie (author.).

Summary

Summary: "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.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780063097681
  • ISBN: 0063097680
  • Physical Description: print
    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]
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.
Autobiographies.

Currently available copies

  • 13 / 29 copies available at PINES
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  • 0 / 0 copies available at Peachtree City Library

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Athens Regional Library System:
      Athens-Clarke County Library
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Azalea Regional Library System:
      Monroe-Walton County Library
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Azalea Regional Library System:
      Morgan County Library
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Azalea Regional Library System:
      O'Kelly Memorial Library
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Azalea Regional Library System:
      Stanton Memorial Library
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Azalea Regional Library System:
      Walnut Grove Library
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Chestatee Regional Library System:
      Dawson County Library
921 JAKU JAKU
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Chestatee Regional Library System:
      Lumpkin County Library
921 JAKU JAKU
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Coastal Plain Regional Library System:
      Cook County Library
940.53180 JAKU, EDDIE
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Coastal Plain Regional Library System:
      Fitzgerald-Ben Hill County Library
940.53180 JAKU, EDDIE
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