An Underground Life: The Memoirs of a Gay Jew in Nazi Berlin
That a Jew living in Nazi Berlin survived the Holocaust at all is surprising. That he was a homosexual and a teenage leader in the resistance and yet survived is amazing. But that he endured the ongoing horror with an open heart, with love and without vitriol, and has written about it so beautifully is truly miraculous. This is Gad Beck's story.
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Review: An Underground Life: Memoirs of a Gay Jew in Nazi BerlinUser Review - Kierston Rusden - Goodreads
Beck introduces a different perspective of the Holocaust. He is a vivid storyteller of a time of tremendous hate during which he remained positive. Having saved a number of illegal Jews while living ... Read full review
Review: An Underground Life: Memoirs of a Gay Jew in Nazi BerlinUser Review - Sean Kennedy - Goodreads
An amazing read with a lot of heart, but you have to keep in mind that it is very short - about 170 pages. There were times when I wish more information could have been given, or more details in the setting as it is so fascinating and it is a unique addition to Holocaust literature. Read full review