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Author Schlesak, Dieter, 1934-

Title The druggist of Auschwitz : a documentary novel / Dieter Schlesak ; translated from the German by John Hargraves.

Published New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  833.9174 SCHLESA    AVAILABLE
Uniform title Capesius, der Auschwitzapotheker. English
Edition 1st American ed.
Physical description 374 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Notes Translation of: Capesius, der Auschwitzapotheker.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [371]-374).
Contents The eyewitness -- The Auschwitz dispensary -- The German obsession with racial "purity" and the German language as a cure -- It was just love of order and sense of duty -- Love in the death camp -- My God, science! -- Mussulmen, the undead of Auschwitz, and the suspension of time -- The Sonderkommando uprising -- The end.
Summary "A harrowing novel about surviving in Auschwitz and the nature of evil"--Provided by publisher.
Other author Hargraves, John.
Subject Capesius, Victor, 1907-1985 -- Fiction.
Auschwitz (Concentration camp) -- Officials and employees -- Fiction.
Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei. Schutzstaffel -- Fiction.
Pharmacists -- Romania -- Sighișoara -- Fiction.
Concentration camp inmates -- Poland -- Oświęcim -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities -- Poland -- Oświęcim -- Fiction.
ISBN 9780374144067 (hbk.)
0374144060 (hbk.)