Refine search resultsSkip to search results
London: Verso, 2006. First Published in English by Verso, First printing [stated]. Trade paperback. , 97,  pages. Occasional footnotes. Glossary of Medical and Pharmaceutical Terms. Bibliography. Primo Michele Levi (31 July 1919 – 11 April 1987) was an Italian Jewish chemist, writer, and Holocaust survivor. He was the author of several books, novels, collections of short stories, essays, and poems. His best-known works include If This Is a Man (1947) (U.S.: Survival in Auschwitz), his account of the year he spent as a prisoner in the Auschwitz concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland; and his unique work, The Periodic Table (1975), linked to qualities of the elements, which the Royal Institution of Great Britain named the best science book ever written. Leonardo de Benedetti (born September 15, 1898 in Turin, Italy; died October 16, 1983) was an Italian Jew and physician who was interned in the Auschwitz concentration camp from February 1944 until its liberation in January 1945. After the end of the Second World War he and fellow inmate Primo Levi wrote Auschwitz Report, a factual report of conditions inside the camp.
New York: Holiday House, 2000. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xii, 164 pages. Format is approximately 8 inches by 10.5 inches. Illustrations. Who's Who. Map. Source Notes. Who's Who Continued. Selected Chronology. Bibliography. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. The author was won both the Jane Addams Award and the Carter G. Woodson Award for non-fiction. Her writings often explore civil rights and human rights subjects. The Danish resistance and rescue of the Jews receives in-depth treatment, with vintage black and white photos accompanying the story of the resistance and rescue of the Jews of Denmark. Levine interviewed dozens of Danes from rescuers and survivors to those captured for this inviting probe.