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The Cap: Or the Price of a Life


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Roman Frister was born into a wealthy, educated, cultured (Jewish) Polish family - his future was assured, until war broke out in 1939. This is his unusual autobiography, which not only tells of his horrifying experiences in Mauthausen, but also continues his life story beyond 1945, in a way which few similar books have done. The seminal experience of life in a death camp serves as the fulcrum upon which his whole life (and thus his narrative) is balanced, and in a poignant and extraordinary book he shows how it has ...

The Cap: Or the Price of a Life 1999, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297841227