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The Apple, by Penelope Holt, is based on the Herman Rosenblat Holocaust memoir “hoax”. The book is on sale in bookstores, online, on Kindle and on iTunes.
As the author researched The Apple, she reviewed a great deal of well-known, and not so well-known, Holocaust material, including The Diary of Ann Frank; When Memory Comes, by Saul Friedlander; Night, by Eli Wiesel, and a lesser known book 1000:1 Odds: Memoir of a World War II Childhood, by Peter Kubicek. Invaluable for their documentation of the Holocaust were The Buchenwald Report translated by David A. Hackett ; Children of Buchenwald, by Judith Hemmendinger and Robert Krell, and The Boys, by Martin Gilbert. The latter provides heart-wrenching acccounts of children survivors, including the Rosenblat brothers. Watched or rewatched were Schindler’s List, The Boy in The Striped Pyjamas, The Reader, the Speilberg film library and The World at War documentaries. There is an enormous amount of Holocaust fiction and non fiction available to students and readers who are interested and committed to learning about this period in history. Click here to see all tagged Holocaust literature on Amazon.com. Also, check out the author’s guest post on bibliofreak.