The tattooist of Auschwitz : a novel
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London : Zaffre Publishing, 2018.
ISBN
9781785763649, 1785763644, 9781785763656, 1785763652
Lexile measure
HL 760L
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Book
Physical Desc
275 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Language
English
Accelerated Reader
UG
Level 5.1, 9 Points
Lexile code
HL
Lexile measure
760

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"The incredible story of the Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist and the woman he loved. Lale Sokolov is well-dressed, a charmer, a ladies' man. He is also a Jew. On the first transport from Slovakia to Auschwitz in 1942, Lale immediately stands out to his fellow prisoners. In the camp, he is looked up to, looked out for, and put to work in the privileged position of Tätowierer- the tattooist - to mark his fellow prisoners, forever. One of them is a young woman, Gita, who steals his heart at first glance. His life given new purpose, Lale does his best through the struggle and suffering to use his position for good. This story, full of beauty and hope, is based on years of interviews author Heather Morris conducted with real-life Holocaust survivor and Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist Ludwig (Lale) Sokolov. It is heart-wrenching, illuminating, and unforgettable"--Publisher description.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Morris, H. (2018). The tattooist of Auschwitz: a novel. London: Zaffre Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Morris, Heather. 2018. The Tattooist of Auschwitz: A Novel. London: Zaffre Publishing.

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Morris, Heather, The Tattooist of Auschwitz: A Novel. London: Zaffre Publishing, 2018.

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Morris, Heather. The Tattooist of Auschwitz: A Novel. London: Zaffre Publishing, 2018. Print.

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