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I'll Sell You a Million Jews. SIGNED by author

Fishtein, Oscar

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ISBN 10: 0815805179 / ISBN 13: 9780815805175
Published by Christopher Publishing, Hanover, MA, 1995
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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White-stamped charcoal cloth. Author's personal inscription front endpaper signed "Oscar." Set in Hungary, World War II. 256 pgs. Bookseller Inventory # 020546

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Title: I'll Sell You a Million Jews. SIGNED by ...

Publisher: Christopher Publishing, Hanover, MA

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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A novel inspired by history. The book centers around the main character, Lionel Miller, a leader of the Jewish Underground. The story follows Lionel as he undergoes torture, escapes death in his struggles with the Arrow Crosses and finally with his acceptance of a bizarre assignment proposed by Adolf Eichmann, hence the title of the book, 'I'll Sell You a Million Jews'.

This story, although outside the gore of the death camps, deals with survivors, but sees the entire world as the ultimate Survivor in what may be mankind's Armageddon.

About the Author:

Born in 1906 in London, Oscar Fishtein emigrated in 1908 with his family to New England. Growing up in Rhode Island, he was regularly bloodied by young anti-Semitic toughs, until he took up boxing, displaying such a flair for it that he went semi-pro.

Graduating from Brown University in 1927, he became a social worker in the Harlem district of New York City. At the age of 52, pursuing a lifelong dream, he became a man of letters. He earned a master's degree at Rutgers University, secured a teaching position in the English Department of Union Country College, and is professor emeritus.

In 1979, he founded the L.I.F.E. (Learning Is For Ever) Center, a program providing senior citizens with free college courses. He is also co-founder and president of the New Jersey Council on Senior Citizen Education, and retired senior fellow for education, research and development at Rutgers' Institute on Aging. He has received numerous awards for his service in connection with senior citizens' education.

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