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The One Man
- A Novel
- By: Andrew Gross
- Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
- Length: 12 hrs and 47 mins
It's 1944. Physics professor Alfred Mendel and his family are trying to flee Paris when they are caught and forced onto a train along with thousands of other Jewish families. At the other end of the long, torturous train ride, Alfred is separated from his family and sent to the men's camp, where all of his belongings are tossed on a roaring fire. His books, his papers, his life's work. The Nazis have no idea what they have just destroyed. And without that physical record, Alfred is one of only two people in the world with his particular knowledge.
You gotta have a STRONG stomach.
- By Richard Delman on 09-22-16
Captivating and heart pounding
Best book I've listened to all year!
Could not shut it off. Even while taking a shower! Totally brings you in, you feel like you are there with the characters as things are happening. It's definitely a must own!
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