Five Chimneys

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Academy Chicago Publishers, 1947 - Biography & Autobiography - 231 pages
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Memoir of a Hungarian woman who was imprisoned for several years in the German concentration camp Auschwitz. Olga Lengyel tells, frankly and without compromise, one of the most horrifying stories of all time. This true, documented chronicle is the intimate, day-to-day record of a woman who survived the nightmare of Auschwitz and Birkenau. It was a shocking experience, it is a shocking book. In a letter to Lengyel, Albert Einstein said, "You have done a real service by letting the ones who are now silent and most forgotten speak." Of the book, actress Mira Sorvino said, "...The amazing story of a woman who survived the Nazi concentration camps. It's unbelievable yet horrifying because it's true."

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Such a great book, would love to read it again
judy

Review: Five Chimneys: A Woman Survivor's True Story of Auschwitz (aka I Survived Hitler's Ovens)

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I had to read this for my literature class this semester. We didn't technically "read" it, just went over certain sections my professor wanted to elaborate on. Still, I read through about half on it ... Read full review

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Contents

8 HORSESOR 96 MEN WOMEN AND CHILDREN
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THE ARRIVAL
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BARRACK 26
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