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The drowned and the saved

Author: Primo Levi; Raymond Rosenthal
Publisher: New York : Summit Books, [1988] ©1988
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By the end of his life survivor Primo Levi had become increasingly convinced that the lessons of the Holocaust were destined to be lost as it took a place among the "routine atrocities" of history. This book is a dark meditation on the meaning of the Nazi exterminations after the passing of forty years.--From publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
Personal narratives
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Levi, Primo.
Drowned and the saved.
New York : Summit Books, ©1988
(OCoLC)607636339
Named Person: Primo Levi; Primo Levi; Primo Levi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Primo Levi; Raymond Rosenthal
ISBN: 0671632809 9780671632809 9780671638207 0671638203
OCLC Number: 16681844
Notes: Translation of: I Sommersi e i salvati.
Description: 203 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The memory of the offense --
The gray zone --
Shame --
Communicating --
Useless violence --
The intellectual in Auschwitz --
Stereotypes --
Letters from Germans.
Other Titles: Sommersi e i salvati.
Responsibility: Primo Levi ; translated from the Italian by Raymond Rosenthal.

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By the end of his life survivor Primo Levi had become increasingly convinced that the lessons of the Holocaust were destined to be lost as it took a place among the "routine atrocities" of history. This book is a dark meditation on the meaning of the Nazi exterminations after the passing of forty years.--From publisher description.

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