An Underground Life: Memoirs of a Gay Jew in Nazi Berlin by Gad Beck

An Underground Life: Memoirs of a Gay Jew in Nazi Berlin

byGad Beck, Frank HeibertTranslated byAllison Brown

Paperback | June 26, 2000

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That a Jew living in Nazi Berlin survived the Holocaust at all is surprising. That he was a homosexual and a teenage leader in the resistance and yet survived is amazing. But that he endured the ongoing horror with an open heart, with love and without vitriol, and has written about it so beautifully is truly miraculous. This is Gad Beck’s story.

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Gad Beck was the director of the Jewish Adult Education Center in Berlin, Germany, until his retirement. He is still very active as a public speaker on life in Berlin during the Nazi period.
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Title:An Underground Life: Memoirs of a Gay Jew in Nazi BerlinFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.6 inPublished:June 26, 2000Publisher:University of Wisconsin PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0299165043

ISBN - 13:9780299165048

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"An inspiring tale that should serve as a reminder that straight people don’t have a monopoly on courage." —Deborah Peifer, Bay Area Reporter