[[ PDF / Epub ]] ✅ At the Edge of the Abyss Author David Koker – Pccare247.us

At the Edge of the Abyss Finalist For 2012 National Jewish Book Award In The Holocaust CategoryDavid Koker S Diary Is One Of The Most Notable Accounts Of Life In A German Concentration Camp Written By A Jew During The Years Of The Holocaust First Brought To Attention When The Dutch Historian Jacob Presser Koker S History Teacher In High School Quoted From Koker S Diary In His Monumental History, Published In English As The Destruction Of The Dutch Jews 1968 , The Diary Itself Became A Part Of The Dutch Literary Canon When It Was Published In 1977 As Dagboek Geschreven In Vught Diary Written In Vught It Has Remained In Print Ever Since, And Is Notable For Its Literary Qualities, Weaving Poetry And Powerful Observations Of The Emotional Life Of A Camp Prisoner, Including Reflections After An In Person Visit By Heinrich Himmler Surprisingly, The Book Has Never Before Been Translated Into English.During His Time In The Vught Concentration Camp, The 21 Year Old David Recorded On An Almost Daily Basis His Observations, Thoughts, And Feelings He Mercilessly Probed The Abyss That Opened Around Him And, At Times, Within Himself David S Diary Covers Almost A Year, Both Charting His Daily Life In Vught As It Developed Over Time And Tracing His Spiritual Evolution As A Writer Until Early February 1944, David Was Able To Smuggle Some 73,000 Words From The Camp To His Best Friend Karel Van Het Reve, A Non Jew With An Informative Introduction, Annotation, And List Of Dramatis Personae By Robert Jan Van Pelt, At The Edge Of The Abyss Offers An Immediate And Wholly Original Look Into The Life Of A Concentration Camp Prisoner.

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  • Hardcover
  • 416 pages
  • At the Edge of the Abyss
  • David Koker
  • English
  • 13 May 2018
  • 0810126362

    10 thoughts on “[[ PDF / Epub ]] ✅ At the Edge of the Abyss Author David Koker – Pccare247.us


  1. says:

    Most people think they know the Holocaust because they skimmed the notes These people are wrong Hence, people grow everjaded, everwilling to close the book and bury it in the shelves what this means for humanity, I do not know This book was a book I was reluctant to start Like any diary, it suffers from the flaws of the form which is mostly a battle with ego This diary, however, is special, for obvious reasons it is miraculous that this document exists David Koker was a you Most people think they know the Holocaust because they skimmed the notes These people are wrong Hence, people grow everjaded, everwilling to close the book and bury it in the shelves what this means for humanity, I do not know This book was a book I was reluctant to start Like any diary, it suffers from the flaws of the form which is mostly a battle with ego This diary, however, is special, for obvious reasons ...


  2. says:

    A true needed addition to Holocaust writingsthe Diary of David Koker was composed during an 18 month stay in a forced labour concentration camp in the Netherlands Koker was a near brilliant young man who might have had an incredible life of words, history, poetry and philosophy if he hadn t been swept up in the evil madness that was the Holocaust This diary, thanks largely to the efforts of Robert Jan van Pelt,is now available in English It is a sobering and important account of an encount A true needed addition to Holocaust writingsthe Diary of David Koker was composed during an 18 month stay in a forced labour concentration camp in the Netherlands Koker was a near brilliant young man who might have had an incredible life of words, history, poetry and philosophy if he hadn t been swept up in the evil madness that was the Holocaust This diary, thanks largely to the efforts of Robert Jan van Pelt,is now available in English It is a sobering and important account of an e...


  3. says:

    This book was a very powerful read for me After reading it, i visited the mass grave where David Koker was placed upon his death I was moved to tears.


  4. says:

    A review copy of this book was provided to me by the publisher upon my request David Koker was only 23 years old when he died on route to Dachau in early 1945 just one of almost 6 million Jewish victims of the Holocaust But his legacy, published in English for the first time as At The Edge of the Abyss A Concentration Camp Diary, 1943 1944, has lived on The diary, published by Northwestern University Press, is nothing less than a remarkable and esse A review copy of this book was provided to me by the publisher upon my request David Koker was only 23 years old when he died on route to Dachau in early 1945 just one of almost 6 million Jewish victims of the Holocaust But his legacy, published in English for the first time as At The Edge of the Abyss A Concentration Camp Diary, 1943 1944, has lived on The diary, published by Northwestern University Press, is nothing less than a remarkable and essential read David Koker was interned, along with his mother, father and younger brother, in the Vught camp in February 1943 He began his diary soon after, a...


  5. says:

    Dit was het einde van een veelbelovende jonge man, die van de Duitsers niet verder mocht leven omdat hij een Jood was Het uitgegeven dagboek van David Koker is moeilijk te lezen Dit komt niet door de bewoording die hij gebruikt of de verhalen die hij vertelt, maar op de makkelijke manier waarop hij zijn situatie weet te beschrijven Als ik dit dagboek met de memoires van Max Cahen vergelijk, is dit veel emotioneler en completer Logisch natuurlijk, dit is tijdens de tijd geschreven en heeft w Dit was het einde van een veelbelovende jonge man, die van de Duitsers niet verder mocht leven omdat hij een Jood was Het uitgegeven dagboek van David Koker is moeilijk te lezen Dit komt niet door de bewoording die hij gebruikt of de verhalen die hij vertelt, maar op de makkelijke manier waarop hij zijn situatie weet te beschrijven Als ik dit dagboek met de memoires van Max Cahen vergelijk, is dit veel emotioneler en completer Logisch natuurlijk, dit is tijdens...


  6. says:

    Niet doorheen te komen helaas

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