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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.

Iperen, Roxane van, (author.).

Available copies

  • 7 of 13 copies available at Bibliomation.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Woodbury Public Library. (Show)

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9 current holds with 13 total copies.

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Woodbury Public Library 940.53 (Text to phone) 34018142678244 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Booth & Dimock Library - Coventry ANF 940.53 VAN (Text to phone) 33260000557174 Adult New Available -
Brookfield Library 920/IPEREN PBK (Text to phone) 34029150576170 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 12/16/2021
Hotchkiss Library - Sharon 940.53 Van (Text to phone) 33660148213996 Adult Nonfiction On holds shelf -
Kent Memorial Library - Suffield NEW 940.53 V (Text to phone) 32518149161385 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 12/13/2021
Mark Twain Library Association - Redding 940.53 Van (Text to phone) 33620150404446 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 12/11/2021
Minor Memorial Library - Roxbury 920 VAN IPEREN (Text to phone) 33630147662857 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
North Branch - Bridgeport 940.53 IPEREN (Text to phone) 34000151268224 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Oliver Wolcott Library - Litchfield 940.53 IPE (Text to phone) 36123148072745 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 12/03/2021
Plumb Memorial Library - Shelton 940.53 IPE (Text to phone) 34025144101737 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0063097621 : PAP
  • ISBN: 9780063097629 : PAP
  • ISBN: 0063097621
  • ISBN: 9780063097629
  • Physical Description: viii, 302 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translated from the Dutch.
Originally published as 't Hooge Nest in Dutch in 2018.
"First English edition published in Great Britain in 2019 by Seven Dials"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-302).
Summary, etc.:
During the Second World War two Jewish sisters -- Janny and Lien Brilleslijper -- run one of the largest hideaways in The Netherlands: The High Nest, a villa in The Gooi area. While the last remaining Jews are being hunted in The Netherlands, the lives of dozens of hideaways kept going for better or for worse, right under the noses of their National Socialist neighbours. Eventually, the nest is exposed and the Brilleslijper family put on one of the last transports to Auschwitz, along with the (Anne) Frank family. Roxane's novelistic eye combined with her rigorous research result in a hugely compelling portrayal of courage, treason and human resilience.
Subject: Brilleslijper, Janny.
Brilleslijper, Lien.
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Netherlands > Biography.
Jewish families > Netherlands > Biography.
Sisters > Netherlands > Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Jewish resistance > Netherlands.
World War, 1939-1945 > Underground movements > Netherlands.
Genre: Biographies.
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