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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
  • ISBN: 9781250007414
  • ISBN: 1250007410
  • Description: xiv, 349 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, [2012]

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction ML 417 .H38 M85 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction ML 417 J38 M8513 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 -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-335) and index.
Contents Note: "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 Note: Translation of: Alice Herz-Sommer, "Ein Garten Eden inmitten der Hölle."
Piechocki, Reinhard, 1949- (Added Author).


Müller, Melissa. "Alice's piano : the life of Alice Herz-Sommer." New York : St. Martin's Press, 2012.

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