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The tattooist of Auschwitz : a novel / Heather Morris.

Morris, Heather. (Author).

Available copies

  • 99 of 128 copies available at SPARK Libraries.

Current holds

8 current holds with 128 total copies.

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Abington Community Library FICTION MORRIS (Text) 50687011654459 Browsing Available -
Abington Community Library FICTION MORRIS (Text) 50687011660324 Stacks Available -
Albright Memorial Library FICTION MORRIS (Text) 50686015386381 Storage Checked Out 07/06/2021
Albright Memorial Library FICTION MORRIS (Text) 50686015445252 Stacks Available -
Albright Memorial Library FICTION MORRIS (Text) 50686015445286 Stacks Checked Out 07/07/2021
Albright Memorial Library FICTION MORRIS (Text) 50686015532398 Stacks Checked Out 06/29/2021
Alexander Hamilton Memorial Free Library F MOR (Text) 37268003019411 AHMFL Adult Fiction Available -
Altoona Area Public Library F MOR (Text) 33240004872936 Adult Fiction Available -
Arthur Hufnagel Public Library Adults MOR Fiction (Text) 34260000490227 Adult Area Checked Out 07/12/2021
Ashland Public Library FIC MOR (Text) 3039900033900$ Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062870674 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 006287067X (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780062797155 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0062797158 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 262, 11 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published as The Tattooist of Auschwitz in Australia in 2018 by Bonnier Publishing Australia and in the UK by Bonnier Zaffre"--Title page verso.
Includes "P.S. insights, interviews & more ..." section.
Summary, etc.:
"In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a T├Ątowierer (the German word for tattooist), tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners. Imprisoned for more than two and a half years, Lale witnesses horrific atrocities and barbarism--but also incredible acts of bravery and compassion. Risking his own life, he uses his privileged position to exchange jewels and money from murdered Jews for food to keep his fellow prisoners alive. One day in July 1942, Lale, prisoner 32407, comforts a trembling young woman waiting in line to have the number 34902 tattooed onto her arm. Her name is Gita, and in that first encounter, Lale vows to somehow survive the camp and marry her."--Dust jacket flap.
Target Audience Note:
HL760L Lexile
Subject: Auschwitz (Concentration camp) > Fiction.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Jews > Fiction.
Tattoo artists > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Jews > Poland > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.

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