The Happiest Man on Earth : The Beautiful Life of an Auschwitz Survivor
Author: Jaku, Eddie Published 20/01/2022 | Paperback / softback
200 x 226 x 18 | 166g
Holocaust survivor Eddie Jaku made a vow to smile every day and believed he was the â€˜happiest man on earthâ€™. In his inspirational memoir, he paid tribute to those who were lost by telling his story and sharing his wisdom.
â€˜Eddie looked evil in the eye and met it with joy and kindness . . . [his] philosophy is life-affirmingâ€™ â€“ Daily ExpressLife can be beautiful if you make it beautiful. It is up to you.
Eddie Jaku always considered himself a German first, a Jew second. He was proud of his country. But all of that changed in November 1938, when he was beaten, arrested and taken to a concentration camp.
Over the next seven years, Eddie faced unimaginable horrors every day, first in Buchenwald, then in Auschwitz, then on a Nazi death march. He lost family, friends, his country.
The Happiest Man on Earth is a powerful, heartbreaking and ultimately hopeful memoir of how happiness can be found even in the darkest of times.
â€˜Australiaâ€™s answer to Captain Tom . . . a memoir that extols the power of hope, love and mutual supportâ€™ â€“ The Times