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The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Books | Fiction / Historical / General

Heather Morris (Screenwriter)
Gary Sokolov
The incredible story of the Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist and the woman he loved.Lale Sokolov is well-dressed, a charmer, a ladies' man. He is also a Jew. On the first transport of men from Slovakia to Auschwitz in 1942, Lale immediately stands out to his fellow prisoners. In the camp, he is looked up to, looked out for, and put to work in the privileged position of TStowierer � the tattooist � to mark his fellow prisoners, forever.One of them is a young woman, Gita who steals his heart at first glance. His life given new purpose, Lale does his best through the struggle and suffering to use his position for good.This story, full of beauty and hope, is based on years of interviews author Heather Morris conducted with real-life Holocaust survivor and Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist Ludwig (Lale) Sokolov. It is heart-wrenching, illuminating, and unforgettable.'Morris climbs into the dark miasma of war and emerges with an extraordinary tale of the power of love' � Leah Kaminsky
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Heather Morris (Screenwriter)
E C H O, Incorporated (Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization)
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1760403172 9781760403171
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