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Chapter 1 Preface, David R. Blumenthal Chapter 2 Life in the Valley of the Shadow of Death Chapter 3 My Life in Palanok Chapter 4 A Changing Village Chapter 5 Two Weeks in the Ghetto Chapter 6 The Cattle Ride to Hell Chapter 7 A9018: Surviving the Flames Chapter 8 Buna: Part I Chapter 9 Buna: Part II Chapter 10 The March from Buna Chapter 11 From Gleiwitz to Buchenwald Chapter 12 Buchenwald Chapter 13 Angles in Buchenwald Chapter 14 Picking Up the Pieces in Prague Chapter 15 Scotland Chapter 16 England Chapter 17 Images Chapter 18 Before the War Chapter 19 After the War Chapter 20 America Chapter 21 Family 2001 Chapter 22 Life in the New World Chapter 23 The "Goldene Medina" Chapter 24 The American Way Chapter 25 The U.S. Army Chapter 26 Growing Albee Homes Chapter 27 More to Life than Work, Work, Work Chapter 28 Linda Chapter 29 Albee Hits Bottom Chapter 30 Modulage Homes Chapter 31 Atlanta: The Greatest Tragedy Chapter 32 Pulling Together Chapter 33 Yet Another Tragedy Chapter 34 Farewell, Linda Chapter 35 Epilogue Chapter 36 Concluding Interview, David R. Blumenthal Chapter 37 Afterword, Deborah E. Lipstadt Chapter 38 Notes

About the Author

Alex Gross is a holocaust survivor living in Atlanta. He was born in the Carpathian mountains which then belonged to Hungary. After losing his parents in the war, Alex went briefly to Prague and then to England, where he was adopted. Eventually, he immigrated to America where he and his family became builders in Ohio and then in Georgia. In 1995, he received an Honorary Degree from Emory University. Today, he is a retired businessman living in Miami.

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Having endured ultimate anguish and suffering as an adolescent in Auschwitz, Alex Gross fulfills his duty to bear witness. He does so with poignancy and feeling in this autobiography. It must be read by anyone wishing to increase his or her knowledge of the tragic and fateful event that will continue to haunt generations to come. -- Elie Wiesel
Alex Gross considers himself to be a lucky man who survived the Holocaust to build a business, a family, and a circle of friends. Those who read this book will be drawn to his compelling story to learn what happened to him during and after the Holocaust, and will wonder at his moral resilience. This story of sadness and joy, pain and triumph, has much to teach. -- Deborah E. Lipstadt, Emory University; author of Denying the Holocaust * Emory University *
Living through the unspeakable horror of the Holocaust and challenged by additional personal tragedies, Alex Gross, by the unique gift of his soul, has permeated those painful experiences with a vitality of holy spirituality that is nothing short of amiracle. This book is a triumph over all that is evil beyond the pale of our rational minds. -- Rabbi Sholom Lipskar, The Shul, Surfside, Florida
This book is about triumph over adversity with lessons for life for everyone. It is a read that I will never forget. -- Bruce Blythe, CEO, Crisis Management International
This book is about triumph over adversity with lessons for life for everyone. It is a read that I will never forget. -- Bruce Blythe, CEO, Crisis Management International
Having endured ultimate anguish and suffering as an adolescent in Auschwitz, Alex Gross fulfills his duty to bear witness. He does so with poignancy and feeling in this autobiography. It must be read by anyone wishing to increase his or her knowledge of the tragic and fateful event that will continue to haunt generations to come. -- Elie Wiesel
Alex Gross considers himself to be a lucky man who survived the Holocaust to build a business, a family, and a circle of friends. Those who read this book will be drawn to his compelling story to learn what happened to him during and after the Holocaust, and will wonder at his moral resilience. This story of sadness and joy, pain and triumph, has much to teach. -- Deborah E. Lipstadt, Emory University; author of Denying the Holocaust * Emory University *
Living through the unspeakable horror of the Holocaust and challenged by additional personal tragedies, Alex Gross, by the unique gift of his soul, has permeated those painful experiences with a vitality of holy spirituality that is nothing short of a miracle. This book is a triumph over all that is evil beyond the pale of our rational minds. -- Rabbi Sholom Lipskar, The Shul, Surfside, Florida

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