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Childrens Block - Readers Warehouse
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  • SKU: 9781529105568
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Childrens Block

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  • Product Type: Paperback
  • Barcode: 9781529105568
We lived on a bunk built for four but in times of overcrowding, it slept seven and at times even eight. There was so little space on the berth that when one of us wanted to ease his hip, we all had to turn in a tangle of legs and chests and hollow bellies as if we were one many-limbed creature, a Hindu god or a centipede. We grow intimate not only in body but also in mind because we knew that though we were not born of one womb, we would certainly die together.'

Alex Ehren is a poet, a prisoner and a teacher in block 31 in Auschwitz-Birkenau, the children’s block. He spends his days trying to survive while illegally giving lessons to his young charges while shielding them as best he can from the impossible horrors of the camp. But trying to teach the children is not the only illicit activity that Alex is involved in. Alex is keeping a diary

Dimensions : 126 x 198 x 18mm 
Format : Paperback 
Age Group : ADULT
Page Numbers : 288 
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