Children Of The Flames: Dr. Josef Mengele And The Untold Story Of The Twins Of Auschwitz by Lucette Matalon LagnadoChildren Of The Flames: Dr. Josef Mengele And The Untold Story Of The Twins Of Auschwitz by Lucette Matalon Lagnado

Children Of The Flames: Dr. Josef Mengele And The Untold Story Of The Twins Of Auschwitz

byLucette Matalon Lagnado, Sheila Cohn Dekel

Paperback | May 1, 1992

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During World War II, Nazi doctor Josef Mengele subjected some 3,000 twins to medical experiments of unspeakable horror; only 160 survived. In this remarkable narrative, the life of Auschwitz's Angel of Death is told in counterpoint to the lives of the survivors, who until now have kept silent about their heinous death-camp ordeals.
Lucette Matalon Lagnado was born in Cairo, Egypt. She is the 2008 recipient of the $100,000 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature, the largest cash award in the Jewish book world. As an investigative reporter for the Wall Street Journal, she has covered health care for a decade. She has been a finalist or received prizes from, among ot...
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Title:Children Of The Flames: Dr. Josef Mengele And The Untold Story Of The Twins Of AuschwitzFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 7.7 × 5 × 0.55 inPublished:May 1, 1992Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0140169318

ISBN - 13:9780140169317

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! I love the way this book tells Mengele's life story while interrupting with stories from the children. The first hand accounts are the best part!
Date published: 2017-02-24

Table of Contents

Children of the Flames - Lucette Matalon Lagnado and Sheila Cohn Dekel Preface: Candles in the Night
Dramatis Personae
Prologue: The Jazz Bar
1. Mengele and His Children
2. Auschwitz Movie
3. The Angel of Death
4. The Angel Vanishes
5. The Trial That Never Was
6. The Story of Andreas
7. Fugitive's Idyll
8. The Angel Retreats
9. Brazilian Hideaway
10. The Scholar and the Preacher
11. The Burial of the Dead
Afterword: Children of the Flames - The Roll Call
Acknowledgments
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index

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During World War II, Nazi doctor Josef Mengele subjected some 3,000 twins to medical experiments of unspeakable horror; only 160 survived. In this remarkable narrative, the life of Auschwitz's Angel of Death is told in counterpoint to the lives of the survivors, who until now have kept silent about their heinous death-camp ordeals. 8 pages of photographs