The Resource Walter's Welcome : the Intimate Story of a German-Jewish Family's Flight from the Nazis to Peru, (ebook)

Walter's Welcome : the Intimate Story of a German-Jewish Family's Flight from the Nazis to Peru, (ebook)

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Walter's Welcome : the Intimate Story of a German-Jewish Family's Flight from the Nazis to Peru
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Walter's Welcome
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the Intimate Story of a German-Jewish Family's Flight from the Nazis to Peru
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eng
Summary
Walter's Welcome is the story of Walter Neisser and the more than fifty members of his family he helped to escape Nazi Germany. The story is told through the letters of the Neisser family, which have been meticulously translated and arranged by Walter's niece, Eva, who also provides moving historical contextualization and commentary. After fleeing Germany, the Neissers resettled in Peru. However, their flight was neither easy nor seamless. Walter worked tirelessly to provide the resources and guidance necessary for the many members of the family to escape, but communications to Europe were frazzled and travel off the continent became increasingly impossible with each passing day, requiring extraordinary will and coordination to contact the correct officials and receive the necessary documentation. The family's letters reveal the toll these efforts put on them and the challenges of waiting and surviving in a foreign land as they tried to hold together. The story of Jewish escapees to Latin America has only recently begun to be widely explored. This memoir-in-letters explores the difficulties of daily life in this little explored context, as the Neisser family and many other escaped Jews adjusted to a new home and tried to build a new life in the shadow of the many horrific things happening back in the land they'd left behind
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Midwest
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Echenberg, Eva
Dewey number
909.04924/0985
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Neisser, Walter
  • Neisser and co. (Firm)
  • Jewish diaspora
  • Businessmen
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Peru
  • Bytom (Poland)
  • Lima (Peru)
  • Germany
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adult
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Walter's Welcome : the Intimate Story of a German-Jewish Family's Flight from the Nazis to Peru, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781510724778
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT12269768
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remote
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12269768
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MWT12269768
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Walter's Welcome : the Intimate Story of a German-Jewish Family's Flight from the Nazis to Peru, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781510724778
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12269768
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12269768
System control number
MWT12269768
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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