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The happiest man on earth
The happiest man on earth
Jaku, Eddie2020
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Eddie Jaku always considered himself a German first, a Jew second. He was proud of his country. But all of that changed on 9 November 1938, when he was beaten, arrested and taken to a concentration camp. Over the next seven years, Eddie faced unimaginable horrors every day, first in Buchenwald, then in Auschwitz, then on the Nazi death march. He lost family, friends, his country. Because he survived, Eddie made the vow to smile every day. He pays tribute to those who were lost by telling his story, sharing his wisdom and living his best possible life. He now believes he is the 'happiest man on earth'. Published as Eddie turns 100, this is a powerful, heartbreaking and ultimately hopeful memoir of how happiness can be found even in the darkest of times.
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Author:
Jaku, Eddie, author
Imprint:
London : Macmillan, 2020.
Collation:
195 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 23 cm
ISBN:
9781529066333 (hbk)
Dewey class:
940.5318092B/JAK940.531809940.531
Language:
English
BRN:
3040463
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