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The Resource Irena's children : the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto, Tilar J. Mazzeo

Irena's children : the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto, Tilar J. Mazzeo

Label
Irena's children : the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto
Title
Irena's children
Title remainder
the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto
Statement of responsibility
Tilar J. Mazzeo
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mazzeo, Tilar J
Dewey number
940.5318
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sendlerowa, Irena
  • Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Warsaw (Poland)
  • Poland
Target audience
adult
Label
Irena's children : the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto, Tilar J. Mazzeo
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-317)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Coda: the disappearing story of Irena Sendler, 1946-2008
Control code
000058907108
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
axiii, 317 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781471152993
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)956751049
Label
Irena's children : the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto, Tilar J. Mazzeo
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-317)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Coda: the disappearing story of Irena Sendler, 1946-2008
Control code
000058907108
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
axiii, 317 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781471152993
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)956751049

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