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The tattooist of Auschwitz

The tattooist of Auschwitz

Morris, Heather; Armitage, Richard, 1971- narrator

This novel is based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov, two Slovakian Jews, who survived Auschwitz and eventually made their home in Australia. In that terrible place, Lale was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival - literally scratching numbers into his fellow victims' arms in indelible ink to create what would become one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust. Lale used the infinitesimal freedom of movement that this position awarded him to exchange jewels and money taken from murdered Jews for food to keep others alive. If he had been caught he would have been killed; many owed him their survival

Playaway, Electronic resource, Audiobook. English. General. Biographical fiction. Audiobooks.
Published Melbourne: Bolinda Audio, 2018
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Available at Mearns.

  • Mearns – One available in Spoken word

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    06801838 Spoken word Adult Spoken word fiction Available


Statement of responsibility: Heather Morris
ISBN: 1489428739, 9781489428738
Note: Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
Performers: Narrated by Richard Armitage.
Physical Description: 1 pre-recorded MP3 player (7 hr., 27 min.) : digital, MP3 file + 1 set of earphones + 2 AAA batteries
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 Jews Fiction.; Auschwitz (Concentration camp) Fiction.; Sokolov, Lale Fiction.; Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Fiction.