Les Enterres Vivants du Stalag XVII A.
1943 · Paris
by Joffe, Constantin
Paris: EMF [Editions de la Maison Francaise], 1943. Softcover. vg. 8vo. 220 (1)pp. Illustrated wrappers. All page edges untrimmed. Account of the Holocaust survivor Contantin Joffe (see below), later reprinted in English as "We were free". With a foreword by Pulitzer Price recipient Louis Bromfield (see below). Very minor age wear. In French. Near fine condition. On Constantin Joffe (Source: Amazon): "Constantin Joffe was (...) a very intelligent man. He was born in Russia, and moved to France as a young man, at that time he joined the Volunteer French Foreign Legion, and went to Germany to fight against Hitler, he was captured, and spent some time in the Concentration Camp, and this Book is the story about what happened to him. " On Louis Bromfield (from public domain encyclopedia): "Louis Bromfield (1896 - 1956) was an American author and conservationist who gained international recognition winning the Pulitzer Prize and pioneering innovative scientific farming concepts. One of Mansfield, Ohio's most famous natives, his home was Malabar Farm near Lucas, Ohio, from 1939 until his death in 1956. Bromfield was also friends with some of the most celebrated personalities of his era and provided the location for Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall's wedding. (Inventory #: 18351)