The Resource Driving to Treblinka : a long search for a lost father, Diana Wichtel

Driving to Treblinka : a long search for a lost father, Diana Wichtel

Label
Driving to Treblinka : a long search for a lost father
Title
Driving to Treblinka
Title remainder
a long search for a lost father
Statement of responsibility
Diana Wichtel
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Diana Wichtel was born in Vancouver. Her mother was a New Zealander, her father a Polish Jew who had jumped off a train to the Treblinka death camp and hidden from the Nazis until the end of the war. When Diana was 13 she moved to New Zealand with her mother, sister and brother. Her father was to follow. Diana never saw him again. Many years later she sets out to discover what happened to him. The search becomes an obsession as she painstakingly uncovers information about his large Warsaw family and their fate at the hands of the Nazis, scours archives across the world for clues to her father’s disappearance, and visits the places he lived. This unforgettable narrative is also a deep reflection on the meaning of family, the trauma of loss, and the insistence of memory. It asks the question: Is it better to know, or more bearable not to?
Awards note
Ockham New Zealand Book Award for General Non-Fiction, Longlist 2018.
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
NTAUP
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Driving to Treblinka : a long search for a lost father, Diana Wichtel
Label
Driving to Treblinka : a long search for a lost father, Diana Wichtel
Publication
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Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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  • rdacontent
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on1005083001
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Dimensions
22 cm
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Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9781927249406
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, genealogical table
System control number
(OCoLC)1005083001

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