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Irena's children : the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto / Tilar J. Mazzeo.

Mazzeo, Tilar J., (author.).
Book Book (2016.)
Description: xiii, 317 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 2016.
8 of 10 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 10 total copies.
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Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction D 804.66 .S46 M29 2016 (Text to Phone) Checked out 06/05/2019
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Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction D 804.66 .M29 2016 (Text to Phone) Available -
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Wakefield Adult Nonfiction (2nd Floor) 940.5318 Mazzeo (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9781476778501
  • ISBN: 1476778507
  • ISBN: 9781476778518
  • ISBN: 1476778515
  • Edition: First Gallery Books hardcover edition.
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-317).
Contents:
Becoming Irena Sendler -- Dr. Radlińska's girls -- Those walls of shame -- The youth circle -- Calling Dr. Korczak -- Ghetto juggernaut -- Road to Treblinka -- The Good Fairy of the Umschlagplatz -- The last mile -- Agents of the resistance -- Żegota -- Toward the precipice -- Ala rising -- Aleja Szucha -- Irena's execution -- Warsaw fighting -- How the stories ended -- Coda: the disappearing story of Irena Sendler, 1946-2008.
Summary:
The "extraordinary and gripping account of Irena Sendler--the "female Oskar Schindler"--who took staggering risks to save 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II"--Dust jacket.
Citation: Mazzeo, Tilar J. "Irena's children : the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto." New York : Gallery Books, 2016.
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