From Berlin to England and Back: Experiences of a Jewish Berliner

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Vallentine Mitchell, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 186 pages
Peter Prager was born in Berlin and came to Britain via the "kindertransports". In The English Teacher from Berlin, he gives a fascinating, vivid account of life in Berlin before, during and after the war, as experienced by German Jews. His account of life once he arrived in Britain is told with sensitivity and humour, and includes hilarious stories from his early teaching career. Later, he makes a poignant return to Germany as an exchange teacher and reunites with contemporaries from his former Gymnasium, some of whom give their own short accounts.

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Contents

Berlin
1
The Prager Family
10
The Blumenthal Family
18
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Ellen J. Prager, Ph.D., formerly with the U.S. Geological Survey, is a respected scientist who is now devoting her time to bringing an understanding of earth and marine science to the general public. In this endeavor she has been interviewed on The Today Show while living underwater, written dispatches for MSNBC, and worked with the National Geographic Society. She lives in Arlington, Virginia.

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