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Author Ruth Kluger

Ruth Kluger is the author of the new memoir, Still Alive: A Holocaust Girlhood Remembered (The Feminist Press). Kluger was ten years old when she and her mother were deported to the Jewish "ghetto" Theresienstadt. From there they were sent to Auschwitz and the young Kluger survived to go to the work camp Christianstadt by lying about her age. Her memoir, Still Alive, was published in Germany in 1992 and has just been published in the U.S. Kluger became a distinguished professor of German and is professor emerita at the University of California, Irvine.

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Other segments from the episode on November 20, 2001

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 20, 2001: Interview with Ruth Kluger; Review of David Edmonds and John Eidinow's book “Wittgenstein’s Poker.”

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