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

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: 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

  • 8 / 17 copies available at PINES

Holds

  • 2 current holds
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Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status  
Athens Regional Library System:
      Athens-Clarke County Library
BIO JAKU
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31001004028057 NEW-BKS On holds shelf
Chestatee Regional Library System:
      Dawson County Library
921 JAKU JAKU
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31011007536709 NONFIC Available
Chestatee Regional Library System:
      Lumpkin County Library
921 JAKU JAKU
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31011007536394 NONFIC Checked out
Coastal Plain Regional Library System:
      Cook County Library
940.53180 JAKU, EDDIE
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31013001988035 STACKS Checked out
Coastal Plain Regional Library System:
      Fitzgerald-Ben Hill County Library
940.53180 JAKU, EDDIE
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31013001868468 STACKS Available
Dougherty County Public Library:
      Northwest Branch
940.5318 JAKU, EDDIE
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31018904777161 NONFIC Checked out
Elbert County Public Library System:
      Elbert County Public Library
940.5318 JAKU
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31020000528068 NONFIC Reshelving
Flint River Regional Library System:
      Fayette County Public Library
940.531 JAKU
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31022010155700 ADULT In process
Greater Clarks Hill Regional Library:
      Columbia County Library
B Jaku
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31100001146761 Display Books - Upstairs Checked out
Houston County Public Library:
      Nola Brantley Memorial Library / Warner Robins
B JAK
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3102801455115 ADULT In process
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