"Brings the reality of this evil place so directly, vividly, accurately, movingly and clearly to the mind of the reader." -- Paul Johnson
Otto Friedrich (1929-1995) was a journalist and cultural historian. A contributing editor at The Saturday Evening Post and Time magazine, he was the author of fourteen books, including Before the Deluge: A Portrait of Berlin in the 1920s.
This read more like a text book than a story. Was interesting but very dry, but sometimes difficult to get through.Published 3 months ago by Soon-Hee Stockey
I had to read this book for a Holocaust class. It is extremely short so if you aren't a reader, I am, this is for you! Read morePublished 10 months ago by Caitlin
Of all the literature I have read on Auschwitz, this may have been the shortest, but it was the broadest in terms of disclosing the roots, history and back story of how Auschwitz... Read morePublished on August 8, 2010 by Bookshops, Drive-ins and Jive
I had to read this book for a US History class and I was very impressed by the book. At no time was I bored with the book. It's actually very captivating and informative. Read morePublished on June 12, 2006 by J. Campbell