• A Delayed Life

  • The True Story of the Librarian of Auschwitz
  • By: Dita Kraus
  • Narrated by: Patience Tomlinson
  • Length: 13 hrs and 9 mins
  • 4.2 out of 5 stars (24 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

A Delayed Life is the breathtaking memoir that tells the story of Dita Kraus, the real-life Librarian of Auschwitz.

Dita Kraus grew up in Prague in an intellectual, middle-class Jewish family. She went to school, played with her friends, and never thought of herself as being different - until the advent of the Holocaust. Torn from her home, Dita was sent to Auschwitz with her family.

From her time in the children’s block of Auschwitz to her liberation from the camps and on into her adulthood, Dita’s powerful memoir sheds light on an incredible life - one that is delayed no longer.

A Macmillan Audio production from Feiwel and Friends

©2020 Dita Kraus (P)2020 Macmillan Audio

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The unselfishness that is shown by Mrs. Kraus sharing with us her a most painful time in many lives, but also sharing the fullness of the rest of her life is greatly appreciated and encouraging to me as a woman. And that there is no need to be aggressive in life, but assertive with grace.
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