Anglais My leap to freedom ; fragments (IMPRESSION A LA DEMANDEédition en anglais)

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In this book, Odette Spingarn gives us a first-hand account of the various camps of the «final solution» she passed through after being arrested with her parents in a village in Corrèze, France on 31 March 1944: the Périgueux barracks, Drancy transit camp, Auschwitz II-Birkenau extermination camp - where her mother died - one of its sub-camps, Kanada, where she sorted murdered deportees' clothing and, finally, the Zschopau campfactory in Saxony, Germany, to which she was moved in early October 1944.
As the Allies approached in April 1945, she and her fellow slave laborers, all of them women, were packed into boxcars bound for a death camp. Odette took her fate into her hands and jumped out of the train, embarking on a long odyssey that she describes in detail. In the end, a German woman saved her life.
Back in France, Odette's youth and unshakeable optimism enabled her to build a new life, study, have a career and start a family.


Genres : Sciences humaines & sociales > Histoire > Histoire généralités > Faits de société / Actualité


  • Auteur(s)

    Odette Spingarn

  • Uitgever

    Le Manuscrit

  • Verdeler

    Hachette

  • Verschijningsdatum

    20/06/2013

  • ISBN

    9782304042528

  • Beschikbaarheid

    Beschikbaar

  • Aantal pagina's

    206 Pagina's

  • lengte

    14 cm

  • breedte

    22.5 cm

  • Bestandsgrootte

    257 g

  • Formaat

    Grand format

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Odette Spingarn

Née en 1925 à Paris, Odette Spingarn connaît la guerre et la déportation. Elle raconte comment elle a survécu dans un livre, publié en 2012, J'ai sauté du train (fragments).
Assistante sociale après la guerre, l'auteure est aussi très investie dans la communauté juive libérale.

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