Getting Out Alive
He pointed his gun at me and ordered me to stop. My jaw was bleeding, hanging down. I could not speak and I was shivering.
Nineteen-year-old Tommy Dick was killed, only to resurface in an almost unfathomable series of twists and turns that miraculously resulted in his survival. Born into a Hungarian family that had converted from Judaism in a country where antisemitism was a constant reality, Tommy soon found out that in the eyes of the Nazis he was still a Jew, still a target for deportation and annihilation. Getting Out Alive is a fast-paced, gripping account of courage and tenacity in the face of overwhelming terror as, on the run and in disguise, Tommy is chased by luck as much as he is by death. Ultimately, the combination of courageous acts by others, unshakeable friendships and his own extraordinarily quick wit conspired to save the life of this adventurous and determined young man in the cruellest of times.
Publication Date: October 1, 2008
Reading Age: Adult
Genre: Adult Nonfiction
Product Format: Paperback