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Author Iperen, Roxane van, author.

Title The sisters of Auschwitz : the true story of two Jewish sisters' resistance in the heart of Nazi territory / Roxane van Iperen ; translated from the Dutch by Joni Zwart.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2021]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - New Materials  LP 940.5318 VAN IPERIN    DUE 12-30-21
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - New Materials  LP 940.5318 IPERIN    Check Shelf
Edition First Harper Large Print edition.
Description xi, 510 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Summary Relates the story of sisters Janny and Lien Brilleslijper of Amsterdam, who joined the Dutch resistance and created a clandestine safehouse in the woods, which became an important Jewish hiding place and underground center, before being captured by the Nazis and put on the last train to Auschwitz along with Anne Frank and her family.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 498-510).
Subject Brilleslijper, Janny.
Brilleslijper, Lien.
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Netherlands -- Biography.
Jewish families -- Netherlands -- Biography.
Sisters -- Netherlands -- Biography.
Large type books.
Genre/Form Large type books.
Added Author Zwart, Joni, 1979- translator.
Added Title Hooge nest. English
ISBN 9780063119338 (pbk.)
0063119331 (pbk.)
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