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A Doctor's Story
Lucie Adelsberger; Deborah E. Lipstadt, fwd.; Susan H. Ray, trans.

Northeastern University Press
1995 • 176 pp. 6 x 9"
Memoir / Jewish Studies / Holocaust Studies

$19.95 Paperback, 978-1-55553-659-6

Not for sale in the British Commonwealth

"A taut, terse Holocaust narrative that is all the more powerful for its ironic reserve." —Kirkus Reviews


"Lest Nazi Germany's brutalities be forgotten, this understated, appalling book, which first appeared in German in 1956, ought to remain perpetually in print . . . In May 1943, [Dr. Adelsberger] was transported to Auschwitz-Birkenau, where, under the general supervision of Josef Mengele, she was permitted to practice her profession . . . Her account of the starvation, cruelty, and sadism meted out to women and children against the backdrop . . . of the flames and stench from burning bodies will long remain in the minds of readers."—Booklist

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