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The tattooist of Auschwitz : a novel / Heather Morris.

Available copies

  • 3 of 22 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Houston Public Library.

Current holds

16 current holds with 22 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Houston Public Library F MOR (Text) 35150001718743 New Books Volume hold In transit -
Beaver Valley Public Library ABFBV721656 (Text) BFBV721656 Adult Fiction Volume hold On order -
Castlegar Public Library VAN1813385676325 (Text) BCD1813385676325 On Order Volume hold On order -
Creston Public Library FIC MOR (Text) 35140100041261 New Books Display Volume hold Checked out 11/08/2018
Elkford Public Library FC MOR (Text) 35170000426205 Adult Fiction Volume hold Reshelving -
Fernie Heritage Library ON ORDER (Text) BF002665 On Order Not holdable On order -
Fort Nelson Public Library FIC MOR (Text) 35246000959807 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 11/06/2018
Fort St John Public Library AF MOR (Text) 35211000371809 ADULT Fiction Volume hold Checked out 11/06/2018
Invermere Public Library FIC MOR (Text) IPL055175 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 11/08/2018
Kimberley Public Library F MOR (Text) 35137001016491 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 11/02/2018
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062870674
  • Physical Description: 262, 11 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a Tätowierer (the German word for tattooist), tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners. Imprisoned for over two and a half years, Lale witnesses horrific atrocities and barbarism, but also incredible acts of bravery and compassion. Risking his own life, he uses his privileged position to exchange jewels and money from murdered Jews for food to keep his fellow prisoners alive. One day in July 1942, Lale, prisoner 32407, comforts a trembling young woman waiting in line to have the number 34902 tattooed onto her arm. Her name is Gita, and in that first encounter, Lale vows to somehow survive the camp and marry her. A vivid, harrowing, and ultimately hopeful re-creation of Lale Sokolov's experiences as the man who tattooed the arms of thousands of prisoners with what would become one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust, The Tattooist of Auschwitz is also a testament to the endurance of love and humanity under the darkest possible conditions."-- Amazon.
Subject: Auschwitz (Concentration camp) > Fiction.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Tattoo artists > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Jews > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.

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