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Survivors Club Audiobook

Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz

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Publisher's Summary

This audiobook includes a preface read by both authors, with an afterword read by Michael Bornstein. A bonus conversation with the authors, archival recordings, and a PDF of photos are also included.

In 1945, in a now-famous piece of World War II archival footage, four-year-old Michael Bornstein was filmed by Soviet soldiers as he was carried out of Auschwitz in his grandmother's arms. Survivors Club tells the unforgettable story of how a father's courageous wit, a mother's fierce love, and one perfectly timed illness saved his life and how others in his family from Zarki, Poland, dodged death at the hands of the Nazis time and again with incredible deftness.

Working from his own recollections as well as extensive interviews with relatives and survivors who knew the family, Michael relates his inspirational Holocaust survival story with the help of his daughter, Debbie Bornstein Holinstat. Shocking, heartbreaking, and ultimately uplifting, this narrative nonfiction offers an indelible depiction of what happened to one Polish village in the wake of the German invasion in 1939.

Download the accompanying photographs.

©2017 Michael Bornstein and Debbie Bornstein Holinstat (P)2017 Macmillan Audio

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    Would you consider the audio edition of Survivors Club to be better than the print version?

    yes there is more on the audio edition they you would get in print


    What other book might you compare Survivors Club to and why?

    I am unsure its outstanding


    Which scene was your favorite?

    I don't have one they are all my favorite


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I am a grown man with children and this pulled at my heart because I would hope I would have the same courage as his father if I would ever put in the same situation.


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    I feel every high school student should read this book so history never repeats itself . WOW what a great book.

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    P.M. Chicago, IL 03-12-17
    P.M. Chicago, IL 03-12-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Thank you for sharing"

    Sharing your story makes all the atrocities and your suffering, a lesson for all to appreciate and not take for granted a single thing or person in our lives. I will especially take away your message to look forward and that this too shall pass. Thank you for your life and your wisdom. God bless you!!

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    Sharon Mechanicsburg, PA, United States 04-03-17
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    "This book was so imformative. It is truly amazing"

    Truly amazing that after everything your family went through you all were able to continue to have hope. God Bless each one of you and those who did not make it will be in heaven when you arrive.

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    "A Must Listen-A First Person account of history we must teach to our children"

    Mr Bornstein's account of his life and survival is riveting. A start to finish listen for sure. The narrator does a stellar job. In light of the current situation around the world this account reminds us that history must be told. Mr Bornstein is so inspiring and his optimism in the face of such tragedy is a testament to the power of his mother's love and his father's character. Thank you to his daughter for making sure the world gets to learn his inspiring yet heartrending story.

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