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The Resource The miracle typist, Leon Silver

The miracle typist, Leon Silver

Label
The miracle typist
Title
The miracle typist
Statement of responsibility
Leon Silver
Title variation
miracle typist
Title variation remainder
the powerful true story of one soldiers long journey home
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the tradition of THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ, a heartbreaking true story of love, loss and survival against all odds during the Second World war. Conscripted into the Polish army as Hitler's ground and air forces are bearing down on his country, Jew Tolek Klings vows to return to his wife, Klara, and son, Juliusz. However, when the Luftwaffe's bombs start falling and the Polish cause looks hopelessly lost, Tolek finds himself under fire from his supposed brothers in arms. The Polish army is rife with anti-Semitism and he is relentlessly tormented. As the Germans cross the border, he is faced with a terrible dilemma: flee to protect his family - and risk being shot as a deserter - or ride out the war, hoping rumours of women and children being spared in the concentration camps are true. What follows is an odyssey that will take Tolek from a Hungarian internment camp, where his ability to type spares him from the frontline, on to Palestine, Beirut, Egypt, Tobruk and Italy. A broken telegram from Klara, ending with the haunting words, 'We trouble', pushes him to the brink
Tone
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10904680
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Silver, Leon
Dewey number
940.5318
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Klings, Tolek
  • Klings family
  • Jews, Polish
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Jewish soldiers
  • Jews, Polish
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the powerful true story of one soldier's long journey home
Label
The miracle typist, Leon Silver
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000067445466
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9781760854355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Stock number
NLApp89725
System control number
(OCoLC)1187189660
Label
The miracle typist, Leon Silver
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000067445466
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9781760854355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Stock number
NLApp89725
System control number
(OCoLC)1187189660

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