9781905147540

L'Oréal Took My Home : The Secrets Behind a Theft

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  • ISBN13:

    9781905147540

  • ISBN10:

    1905147546

  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2008-04-01
  • Publisher: Arcadia Books Ltd
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Summary

'The battle has been waged by three generations of the Rosenfelder family. In 1937, as the Nazi persecution of Jews increased, the family abandoned its three-storey house in the German industrial city of Karlsruhe and fled to France. The family was later deported. Edith Rosenfelder escaped but her mother died in Auschwitz in 1942 and her father died in a Red Cross camp in Switzerland in 1945' Guardian.

Author Biography

Monica Waitzfelder has directed opera at the Paris National Opera, the Theatre du Châtelet, and other French and international venues. Serge Klarsfeld is one of the foremost historians on the fate of the Jews in France during World War II. He has published a dozen books on the subject, including French Children of the Holocaust: A Memorial and Remembering Georgy: Letters from the House of Izieu. Peter Bush is vice president of the International Federation of Translators, and has won numerous awards for his translations.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 1
It All Began...p. 5
The Redheaded Witchp. 9
A Deafening Silencep. 15
My Motherp. 21
A Bad-Smelling Perfumep. 25
The Price of a Great Fortunep. 29
Rheingoldp. 35
Os Gringosp. 39
Unterdruckverkaufp. 43
Rue des Saussaiesp. 49
Indignationp. 53
The Little She-Devilp. 57
The Lie Tacticp. 61
The Giant Octopusp. 67
De-Nazification?p. 73
My Fatherp. 79
Hell is Other Peoplep. 83
Like Father, Like Son-in-Lawp. 87
An Epidemic of Amnesiap. 93
Nightmaresp. 97
Masqueradep. 101
My Grandfatherp. 107
Media Reactionp. 111
My Grandmotherp. 117
Some Irrefutable Factsp. 121
The End of the Voyagep. 129
Memorandump. 135
Afterword to the English Editionp. 141
Epiloguep. 151
Appendicesp. 153
Chronologyp. 155
The Rosenfelder-Waitzfelder Familyp. 157
Documentsp. 158
Acknowledgementsp. 205
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