The Resource Born survivors: : three young mothers and their extraordinary story of courage, defiance, and hope, Wendy Holden, (eaudio)

Born survivors: : three young mothers and their extraordinary story of courage, defiance, and hope, Wendy Holden, (eaudio)

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Born survivors: : three young mothers and their extraordinary story of courage, defiance, and hope
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Born survivors:
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three young mothers and their extraordinary story of courage, defiance, and hope
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Wendy Holden
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Three young mothers and their extraordinary story of courage, defiance, and hope
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eng
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Eastern Europe, 1944: Three women believe they are pregnant, but are torn from their husbands before they can be certain. Rachel is sent to Auschwitz, unaware that her husband has been shot. Priska and her husband travel there together, but are immediately separated. Also at Auschwitz, Anka hopes in vain to be reunited with her husband. With the rest of their families gassed, these young wives are determined to hold on to all they have left-their lives, and those of their unborn babies. Having concealed their condition from infamous Nazi doctor Josef Mengele, they are forced to work and almost starved to death, living in daily fear of their pregnancies being detected by the SS. In April 1945, Priska gives birth. She and her baby, along with Anka, Rachel, and the remaining inmates, are sent to Mauthausen concentration camp on a hellish train journey. Rachel gives birth on the train; Anka at the camp gates. All believe they will die-then a miracle occurs. The gas chamber runs out of Zyklon-B, and as the Allied troops near, the SS flee. Against all odds, the three mothers and their newborns survive their treacherous journey to freedom
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Midwest
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1961-
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Holden, Wendy
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940.53180922
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Read by Elizabeth Wiley
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  • Wiley, Elizabeth
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  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Jewish women in the Holocaust
  • Prisoners of war
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Children of Holocaust survivors
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Born survivors: : three young mothers and their extraordinary story of courage, defiance, and hope, Wendy Holden, (eaudio)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 10 min.))
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9781515997610
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MWT11811856
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11811856
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Born survivors: : three young mothers and their extraordinary story of courage, defiance, and hope, Wendy Holden, (eaudio)
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unknown
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digital storage
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 10 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
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9781515997610
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11811856
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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11811856
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MWT11811856
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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