Five Chimneys (Paperback)

A Woman Survivor's True Story of Auschwitz

By Olga Lengyel

Academy Chicago Publishers, 9780897333764, 232pp.

Publication Date: August 30, 2005

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Olga Lengyel tells, frankly and without compromise, one of the most horrifying stories of all time. This true, documented chronicle is the intimate, day-to-day record of a beautiful woman who survived the nightmare of Auschwitz and Birchenau. This book is a necessary reminder of one of the ugliest chapters in the history of human civilization. It was a shocking experience. It is a shocking book.

Praise For Five Chimneys: A Woman Survivor's True Story of Auschwitz

"You have done a real service by letting the ones who are now silent and most forgotten speak." — Albert Einstein

"This book is more moving than earlier descriptions of the death camps because it is vividly articulated, not by a sympathetic observer, but by one of the few who survived the horror." — San Francisco Chronicle

"It is a picture of utter hell." — Saturday Review of Literature