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The tattooist of Auschwitz : a novel / Heather Morris.

Available copies

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

Current holds

15 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 Checked out 12/22/2018
Beaver Valley Public Library F MOR (Text) 35144000194840 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 12/31/2018
Castlegar Public Library FIC MOR (Text) 35146002105062 Fiction Volume hold On order -
Chetwynd Public Library BCHE1892432710822 (Text) BCHE1892432710822 On Order Volume hold On order -
Creston Public Library FIC MOR (Text) 35140100041261 New Books Display Not holdable Missing -
Elkford Public Library FC MOR (Text) 35170000426205 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 01/05/2019
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 12/27/2018
Fort St John Public Library AF MOR (Text) 35211000371809 ADULT Fiction Volume hold On holds shelf -
Invermere Public Library FIC MOR (Text) IPL055175 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 01/03/2019
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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, 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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