The children's block : a novel based on the true story of an Auschwitz survivor
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New York : Pegasus Books, 2020.
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Central - Adult New Fiction
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Book
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First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
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xiii, 274 pages ; 22 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781643133287, 1643133284

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"First published by Ebury Press in 2019. First published as Smoke Is My Brother in Czechoslovakia and elsewhere as The Painted Wall in 1993." -- Title page verso.
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Alex Ehren is poet, a prisoner, and a teacher in block 31 in Auschwitz-Birkenau, also known as the Children's Block. He spends his days trying to survive and illegally giving lessons to his young charges, all 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.
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Originally published:,Tel Aviv : Yaron Golan, 1994,,under title:,Painted wall.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Kraus, O. B. (2020). The children's block: a novel based on the true story of an Auschwitz survivor. First Pegasus Books hardcover edition. New York: Pegasus Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Kraus, Otto B., 1921-2000. 2020. The Children's Block: A Novel Based On the True Story of an Auschwitz Survivor. New York: Pegasus Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Kraus, Otto B., 1921-2000, The Children's Block: A Novel Based On the True Story of an Auschwitz Survivor. New York: Pegasus Books, 2020.

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Kraus, Otto B. The Children's Block: A Novel Based On the True Story of an Auschwitz Survivor. First Pegasus Books hardcover edition. New York: Pegasus Books, 2020. Print.

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