Strange haven : a Jewish childhood in wartime Shanghai /
Sigmund Tobias ; introduction by Michael Berenbaum.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1999.
xxiv, 162 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
0252024532 (cloth : acid-free paper)
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Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1999.
0252024532 (cloth : acid-free paper)
contents note
Fleeing to Shanghai -- Life in Shanghai's lanes -- Getting used to Shanghai -- War -- Ghetto -- Yeshiva student in Shanghai -- Life in the ghetto -- Air raids -- Holocaust -- Life in postwar Shanghai -- Going to work -- Leaving Shanghai -- Sequel : revisiting the past -- Revived childhood memories -- Return to Shanghai -- Back in Hongkew -- Epilogue.
general note
Includes index.
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Is the coming of age story of a Jewish refugee set in Shanghai during the Holocaust.
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In the wake of Kristallnacht, November 9, 1938, Sigmund Tobias and his parents left their home in Berlin and made plans to flee a Germany that was becoming increasingly dangerous for them. Like many European Jews, they faced the impossibility of obtaining visas to enter any other country in Europe or almost anywhere else in the world.

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