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Puffin Books, Apr 1, 1987 - Juvenile Fiction - 149 pages
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Friedrich and his best friend were growing up in Germany in the early 1930s. At first, Friedrich seemed to be the more fortunate, but when Hitler came to power, things began to change. Friedrich was expelled from school and became an orphan when his mother died and his father was arrested and deported.This is a terrifying story of the destruction of a single Jewish family.

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User Review  - Juli Rahel - Goodreads

I myself am half-German and have read a lot of books on the Second World War and the Holocaust. This was definitly one of the books that touched me the most. It was so sad and horrible. The book was ... Read full review

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A child's eye view of 1930s Germany. Read full review

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Richter studied sociology and psychology at the universities of Cologne, Bonn, Mainz, and Tubingen, earning his doctor's degree.

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