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In My Hands By Irene Gut Opdyke

In My Hands
by Irene Gut Opdyke

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An utterly amazing, true, first-person account of one girl's experience in wartime. Now living in America and aged 77, Irene, with the help of a respected historical novelist, has told her story with all the power and passion that such a remarkable history can inspire.
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In My Hands by Irene Gut Opdyke

An utterly amazing, true, first-person account of one girl's experience in wartime. Irene Gut Opdyke was a Catholic Polish nursing student when WWII broke out. She soon became mired in the horrors of central Europe as, at various times, a partisan, a refugee, a housekeeper to the Nazis and, over all, as a heroine. She singlehandedly saved the lives of at least 16 Jewish people from the Holocaust. Now living in America and aged 77, Irene, with the help of a respected historical novelist, has told her story with all the power and passion that such a remarkable history can inspire.

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About Irene Gut Opdyke


Irene Gut Opdyke has spoken to hundreds of school, church and other community groups about her momentous wartime experiences. She has been honoured in both the US and in Israel, at the Avenue of the Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust Memorial Yad Vashem. She has now collected her memories together in this autobiography of her girlhood, with the help of a respected American novelist. Author lives: USA

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GOR001861737
In My Hands by Irene Gut Opdyke
Irene Gut Opdyke
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Random House Children's Publishers UK
2009-07-02
288
0552561231
9780552561235
N/A
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