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Title: The Boys, Triumph Over Adversity
Publishing data: UK (Weidenfeld); USA (Holt), hardback, 1996; paperback, 1997
Pages: 511
Summary: The story of 732 teenage survivors of the Holocaust who were brought to Britain immediately after the war for rehabilitation and education. Most had lost their parents and most or all of their immediate family in the Holocaust. The book describes, largely in their own words, their life before the war, mostly in Poland and Hungary, their wartime experiences, and their life after the war as they fought to regain the sanity and normality of life.
Notes About This Book: Cites correspondence between the author and 79 'Boys' - who included several girls - and 16 of those who helped them when they reached Britain. All source notes at the bottom of the page; 39 photographs; 8 maps prepared by the author; glossary of Yiddish and Hebrew words.
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