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Author Milton, Edith.

Title The tiger in the attic : memories of the Kindertransport and growing up English / Edith Milton.

Publication Info. Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press ; Bristol : University Presses Marketing [distributor], 2006.


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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Note Print version record.
Contents Getting there -- Eggs -- The second year of the war -- Leeds -- Down in the forest -- Mutti and Pappi -- The tiger in the attic -- Jesus and me -- Dried eggs and puberty -- War and peace -- Saint Bride's -- Leaving -- Ocean crossing -- Chamber music -- Understanding Mother -- Weather.
Summary In 1939, on the eve of Hitler's invasion of Poland, seven-year-old Edith Milton (then Edith Cohn) and her sister Ruth left Germany by way of the Kindertransport, the program which gave some 10,000 Jewish children refuge in England. The two were given shelter by a jovial, upper-class British foster family with whom they lived for the next seven years. Edith chronicles these transformative experiences of exile and good fortune in The Tiger in the Attic, a touching memoir of growing up as an outsider in a strange land. In this illuminating chronicle, Edith describes how she struggled to fit in an.
Subject Milton, Edith.
Milton, Edith. (OCoLC)fst01604218
World War (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst01180924
Jews, German -- England -- Biography.
Jewish children -- England -- Biography.
Refugee children -- England -- Biography.
Jewish refugees -- England -- Biography.
Kindertransports (Rescue operations) -- England.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Children -- England.
Jews -- United States -- Biography.
HISTORY -- Holocaust.
Children. (OCoLC)fst00854835
Jewish children. (OCoLC)fst00982692
Jewish refugees. (OCoLC)fst01730523
Jews. (OCoLC)fst00983135
Jews, German. (OCoLC)fst00983458
Kindertransports (Rescue operations) (OCoLC)fst00987595
Refugee children. (OCoLC)fst01092779
England. (OCoLC)fst01219920
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1939-1945
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Other Form: Print version: Milton, Edith. Tiger in the attic. Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press ; Bristol : University Presses Marketing [distributor], 2006 0226529479 9780226529479 (OCoLC)70985476
ISBN 9780226529486 (electronic bk.)
0226529487 (electronic bk.)
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