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Surviving the Angel of Death - Eva Mozes Kor, Lisa Rojany Buccieri

Surviving the Angel of Death: The True Story of A Mengele Twin at Auschwitz by Eva Mozes Kor and Lisa Rojany Buccieri Hardcover, 141 pages Tanglewood Press

* This is a Net Galley review. I received no compensation for this review. All opinions expressed are my own.*
Eva Mozes Kor was 10 years old when she arrived in Auschwitz. While her parents and two older sisters were taken to the gas chambers, she and her twin, Miriam, were herded into the care of the man known as the Angel of Death, Dr. Josef Mengele. Mengele's twins were granted the privileges of keeping their own clothes and hair, but they were also subjected to sadistic medical experiments and forced to fight daily for their own survival, as most of the twins died as a result of the experiements or from the disease and hunger pervasive in the camp. In a narrative told with emotion and restraint, readers will learn of a child's endurance and survival in the face of truly extraordinary evil. The book also includes an epilogue…