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Title:
Irena's children : the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto
ISBN:
9781476778501

9781476778518
Physical Description:
xiii, 317 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : black and white illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents:
Becoming Irena Sendler -- Dr. Radlińska's girls -- Those walls of shame -- The youth circle -- Calling Dr. Korczak -- Ghetto juggernaut -- Road to Treblinka -- The Good Fairy of the Umschlagplatz -- The last mile -- Agents of the resistance -- Żegota -- Toward the precipice -- Ala rising -- Aleja Szucha -- Irena's execution -- Warsaw fighting -- How the stories ended.
Abstract:
The "extraordinary and gripping account of Irena Sendler--the "female Oskar Schindler"--who took staggering risks to save 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II"--Dust jacket.
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
New York : Gallery Books, 2016.

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