Anton the Dove Fancier: And Other Tales of the Holocaust

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by Bernard Gotfryd
(Washington Square Press)

This collection of autobiographical true stories illuminates the experiences of a teenage Polish boy before World War II, through the gathering storm of Nazism, into the death camps, to poignant reunions many years later.

Watch a video below of Bernard Gotfryd discussing Anton the Dove Fancier.

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