By Goran Rosenberg
This shattering memoir by way of a journalist approximately his father’s try and live on the aftermath of Auschwitz in a small commercial city in Sweden gained the celebrated August Prize
On August 2, 1947 a tender guy will get off a teach in a small Swedish city to start his lifestyles anew. Having continued the ghetto of Lodz, the dying camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau, the slave camps and transports in the course of the ultimate months of Nazi Germany, his ultimate problem is to outlive the survival.
In this clever and deeply relocating booklet, Göran Rosenberg returns to his personal adolescence to inform the tale of his father: jogging at his aspect, retaining his hand, attempting to get on the subject of him. it's also the tale of the chasm among the realm of the kid, permeated through the optimism, growth, and collective oblivion of postwar Sweden, and the realm of the daddy, darkened by way of the lengthy shadows of the earlier.
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