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Dancing with the enemy : my family's holocaust secret / Paul Glaser.

Author/Creator:
Glaser, Paul, 1947- author.
Publication:
NEW YORK : Doubleday, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
299 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Edition:
First American Edition.
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Standardized Title:
Tante Roosje. English
Subjects:
Glaser, Rosa Regina, 1915-2000.
Jewish women -- Netherlands -- Biography.
Jews -- Netherlands -- Biography.
Women dancers -- Netherlands -- Biography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Netherlands -- Biography.
Netherlands -- Biography.
Summary:
"The ... story of the author's aunt--a Jewish dance instructor who was betrayed to the Nazis by the two men she loved, yet managed to survive World War II by teaching dance to the SS at Auschwitz. Her epic life becomes a window into the author's own past and the key to discovering his Jewish roots"--Dust jacket flap.
Contents:
Paul: The suitcase
Rosie: Love's broken wings
Rosie: dancing with Leo and Kees
Paul: A hidden sign
Rosie: The new order
Paul: The discovery
Rosie: caught!
Paul: A new cousin
Rosie: Betrayed and beguiled
Rosie: The new camp
Paul: Letters
Rosie: Dancing in Auschwitz
Paul: Getting acquainted
Rosie: The road to liberation
Paul: Family remains
Rosie: Dance of liberation
Paul: Encounter
Rosie: A future with memories
Paul: Roses
After the war
Afterword
Notes:
"Originally published in the Netherlands as Tante Roosje by Uitgeverij Verbum, Laren, in 2010 ; translation by Brian Doyle-Du Breuil."
ISBN:
9780385537704 (alk. paper)
0385537700 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
825050413