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The Auschwitz Escape

Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Auschwitz Escape
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As World War II rages and Hitler begins implementing his "final solution" to systematically and ruthlessly exterminate the Jewish people, Jacob Weisz must rely on his wits and a God he's not sure he believes in to somehow escape from Auschwitz and alert the world to the Nazi's atrocities before Fascism overtakes all of Europe.
ISBN: 9781414336244
1414336241
Branch Call Number: FIC R
Characteristics: ix, 468 pages ; 24 cm

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Comment by: NYPLRecommends Sep 04, 2014

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Two individual stories are impacted and dangerously connected as Jean-Luc, a pastor from a small countryside village in Nazi-controlled France convicted of harboring Jews, and Jacob, a Jewish young adult from Germany who joins a resistance movement, join forces to survive and esc... Read More »


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Nov 06, 2014
  • gusmcrae rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Fast-paced, historical thriller that pulled me in and wouldn't let go. Sadly, this book is populated with mostly 1-dimensional characters and lots of timely coincidences, which ultimately weakened the story for me. But, if you want a fast, thrilling read, you could do much worse.

Oct 05, 2014
  • d2013 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Great author. The story is suspenseful and extremely well done. Although this is an historical fiction novel it reads like a true story. Captivating indeed!

My first time reading anything by this author. I extremely enjoyed this book, a real page turner.

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Two individual stories are impacted and dangerously connected as Jean-Luc, a pastor from a small countryside village in Nazi-controlled France convicted of harboring Jews, and Jacob, a Jewish young adult from Germany who joins a resistance movement, join forces to survive and escape the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp to expose the unchecked atrocities and mass murder to the world.
- Sherise Pagan, Grand Concourse

So good! First historical fiction read. my husband and I each read it in a few days because we were so captivated!

Very good read about a fictional story of escaping from Auschwitz. A page turner.

Aug 01, 2014
  • athompson10 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Very basic adventure story, with almost no character development and some truly unrealistic dialogue. The "hero", Jacob Weisz, was very whiny and immature. Meh.

Jun 16, 2014
  • MARIA J MOORE rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Excellent Read. Never disappointed in his books.

This is not a World War I book

Great read! Character development was well done. Could not put it down.

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