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Alice's piano : the life of Alice Herz-Sommer / Melissa Müller and Reinhard Piechocki ; foreword by Alice Herz-Sommer.

Book Book ([2012])
Description: xiv, 349 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, [2012]
4 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 4 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction ML 417 .H38 M85 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 940.5318/Muller (Text to Phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction NEW ML 417 .H38 M8513 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Swampscott Lower Level Bio Herz-Sommer (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9781250007414
  • ISBN: 1250007410
  • Edition: First U.S. Edition.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-335) and index.
Contents: "The story of a miracle" / by Raphael Sommer -- Twins -- Roots -- World war -- Music -- Marriage -- Occupation -- Theresienstadt -- Happiness -- The Gates of Hell -- Inferno -- After the inferno -- Liberation -- Homecoming -- Prague -- Zena -- Jerusalem -- "Music takes us to paradise."
Summary: Chronicles the life of the oldest living Holocaust survivor, a classically trained pianist who used her love of music to provide hope to her fellow sufferers at the Theresienstadt concentration camp.
Language: Translation of: Alice Herz-Sommer, "Ein Garten Eden inmitten der Hölle."
Authors: Piechocki, Reinhard, 1949- (Added Author).
Citation: Müller, Melissa. "Alice's piano : the life of Alice Herz-Sommer." New York : St. Martin's Press, 2012.

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