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Adult Nonfiction
Pages: 120
Themes: Jewish, hiding, Nazi, WWII, concentration 
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pub Date: 30/May/2016
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“Rumkowski remains shrouded in mystery, and though my own view may be biased, I am convinced that he cared deeply about the Jews in the Ghetto.”

An idealist and a dreamer, orphaned Icchok Klein comes under the protective wing of those in charge of the Lodz ghetto, including the powerful Mordechai Rumkowski. In a flash, Icchok’s life takes a decidedly different path, giving him a bird’s-eye view of a house of privilege and a polarizing, controversial figure. But in August 1944, Icchok’s fate spirals when he is transported from the ghetto and forced to face, alone, each precarious moment.

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