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The midwife of Auschwitz / Anna Stuart.

Stuart, Anna, (author.).


Ana Kaminski is pushed through the iron gates of Auschwitz beside her frightened young friend Ester Pasternak. As they reach the front of the line, Ana steps forward and quietly declares herself a midwife--and Ester her assistant. Their arms are tattooed and they're ordered to the maternity hut. Holding an innocent new-born baby, Ana knows the fate of so many are in her hands, and vows to do everything she can to save them. When two guards in their chilling SS uniforms march in and snatch a blond-haired baby from its mother it's almost too much for Ana to bear. Consoling the distraught woman, Ana realises amidst the terrible heartache there is a glimmer of hope. The guards are taking the healthiest babies and placing them with German families, so they will survive. And there are whispers the war is nearly over... Ana and Ester begin to secretly tattoo little ones with their mother's numbers, praying one day they might be reunited. Then, early one morning, Ana notices the small bump under Ester's thin striped clothing.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781803142678
  • ISBN: 1803142677
  • Physical Description: 356 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: London : Bookouture, 2022.
Subject: Auschwitz (Concentration camp) > Fiction.
Women internment camp inmates > Fiction.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Fiction.
Midwives > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.

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  • 11 of 18 copies available at SPARK Libraries.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Juniata County. (Show)


  • 3 current holds with 18 total copies.
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39640100674181 JUNM Fiction Available -
Bethany Public Library FIC STU (Text) 38430000312426 Fiction Available -
Bethel Tulpehocken Public Library STU (Text) 33249025387113 New Checked Out 06/28/2024
Boyertown Community Library FC STU BCPL FLOATING COLLECTION (Text) 33249025263025 Fiction Available -
Dillsburg Area Public Library Adults STU Fiction (Text) 34001001441433 Adult Area Available -
Everett Free Library F STU (Text) 15537000013468 Adult Fiction Checked Out 06/11/2024
Exeter Community Library STU (Text) 33249025534672 Fiction Available -
Harbaugh-Thomas Library (Biglerville) HIST FIC STUART ANNA (Text) 35740635871007 Historical Fiction Checked Out 06/24/2024
Hughes Library F STU (Text) 32378005198579 Adult Fiction Available -
Indian Valley Public Library Fiction Stuart (Text) 39427103668752 Fiction Room: Adult Fiction Available -
Kutztown Community Library STU (Text) 33249024889119 Fiction Checked Out 07/05/2024
Martin Library Adults STU Fiction (Text) 33454005942693 Reading Room Balcony Available -
Mifflin Community Library STU (Text) 33249024754289 Fiction Available -
North Wales Area Library F Stuart (Text) 35410000831735 NWAL Fiction Available -
Orwigsburg Area Free Public Library PB STU (Text) 3OAPL00076744P Paperbacks Available -
Paul Smith Library of Southern York County Adults STU Fiction (Text) 34318001220108 Adult Area On Holds Shelf -
Sinking Spring Library STU (Text) 33249024281606 Fiction Checked Out 07/06/2024
Valley Community Library FICTION STUART (Text) 50690111276710 Adult Fiction In Transit -

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