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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 In Search of My Father : A True Story
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'In Search of My Father is the true life story of a young Jewish boy from Slovakia caught up in the tragedy of the Holocaust. After being liberated in Theresienstadt by the Red Army, six year old Paul Drexler struggles to come to terms with his father's mysterious disappearance. He migrates to Australia with his heartbroken mother and begins a new life, but memories of his father are never far from his mind. Fifty years later Paul Drexler begins searching for his father, Eugen Drexler. His journey takes him from Australia to Slovakia, Germany and foreign lands that he never thought he would ever visit or return to. His desperate search to unveil the circumstances surrounding his father's brutal killing in the last days of World War II finally comes to an end, with evidence uncovered in the most unexpected of places. Powerful, moving and painfully real, In Search of My Father is a testament to the bond between father and son - a bond that cannot be broken by separation, death or the passing of time' (Jo Jo Publishing website)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Darlinghurst, Kings Cross area, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Sydney Jewish Museum , 2006 .
      Extent: v, 234 p.p.
      Description: illus., maps facsims., ports.
      Note/s:
      • Bibliography: p. 233-234.
      ISBN: 0975759094
    • Docklands, South Melbourne - Port Melbourne area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Jo-Jo Publishing , 2010 .
      Alternative title: In Search of My Father :Tthe Journey of a Child Holocaust Survivor
      Extent: xi, 221 pp.
      Edition info: 2nd. ed
      Description: illus. (some col.)
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-221)
      ISBN: 9780980518511 (pbk) 0980518512 (pbk)

Works about this Work

Hope and Survival Alan Gold , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 26-27 June 2010; (p. 28-29)

— Review of Zwishn Himl un Waser Herz Bergner , 1946 single work novel ; In Search of My Father : A True Story Paul Drexler , 2006 single work autobiography
Hope and Survival Alan Gold , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 26-27 June 2010; (p. 28-29)

— Review of Zwishn Himl un Waser Herz Bergner , 1946 single work novel ; In Search of My Father : A True Story Paul Drexler , 2006 single work autobiography
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  • Sydney, New South Wales,
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    Poland,
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    Eastern Europe, Europe,
  • c
    Germany,
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    Western Europe, Europe,
  • Europe,
  • ca. 1940-2005
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