14 2014

Still Alive: A Holocaust Girlhood Remembered

5:00PM - 5:30PM  

UCSD Geisel Library International House Great Hall 9500 Gilman Drive

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Ruth Klüger was eleven years old when she and her mother were deported from her native Vienna to Theresienstadt, the Nazis’ “model ghetto.” Twelve grueling months later, she was deported to Auschwitz. After the war, Klüger emigrated to the United States where she became a professor of German literature. In 1992 she published her memoir 'Still Alive: A Holocaust Girlhood Remembered', one of the most successful and unconventional Holocaust memoirs ever written. The recipient of numerous prestigious awards, Klüger lives in Irvine, California, where she continues to write. At this event, she will be introduced by history professor Frank Biess. Sponsored by Phyllis and Dan Epstein. Please note the different location! For driving directions go to: