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  • The Tattooist of Auschwitz

  • A Novel
  • Written by: Heather Morris
  • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
  • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 253
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    5 out of 5 stars 228

In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a Tätowierer (German for tattooist), tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners. Imprisoned for more than two and a half years, Lale witnesses horrific atrocities and barbarism - but also incredible acts of bravery and compassion. Risking his own life, he uses his position to exchange jewels and money from murdered Jews for food to keep his fellow prisoners alive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I riveting book of survival and love

  • By silvercity on 2018-09-26

Extremely touching story

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Reviewed: 2019-01-11

It’s an incredible love story and hard to imagine the pain they went through. Thank you for sharing this story.

  • Titan

  • The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
  • Written by: Ron Chernow
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 35 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 39
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    5 out of 5 stars 36

Titan is the first full-length biography based on unrestricted access to Rockefeller’s exceptionally rich trove of papers. A landmark publication full of startling revelations, the book indelibly alters our image of this most enigmatic capitalist. Born the son of a flamboyant, bigamous snake-oil salesman and a pious, straitlaced mother, Rockefeller rose from rustic origins to become the world’s richest man by creating America’s most powerful and feared monopoly, Standard Oil. Branded "the Octopus" by legions of muckrakers, the trust refined and marketed nearly 90 percent of the oil produced in America.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great!

  • By Christina on 2018-12-03

Great!

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Reviewed: 2018-12-03

Well written and extremely thorough. John D. Was a man of maybe contradiction and great generosity.