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The Tin Ring: How I Cheated Death

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A moving tale of courage, love, tenacity, and hope, this remarkable memoir documents one woman’s experience during the Holocaust. Enamored with a man named Arno, Zdenka Fantlová, a young Czech-Jewish woman, is separated from her soul-mate due to the German invasion. During a brief reunion, Arno proposes to 19-year-old Zdenka with a ring made from tin. Following Zdenka from ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published September 1st 2010 by Northumbria University Press
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I had seen Zdenka Fantlova on DVDs and on U-Tube, several in connection with her friend, Alice Herz-Sommer, and several about her experiences as a concentration camp survivor and also this book, which was subsequently made into a one-woman play. Zdenka is still alive aged 91, an attractive, vibrant personality.

I thought she did a terrific job describing life as it was before the war in a town in Czechoslovakia, and her experiences in Terezin, and later the subsequent three other concentration ca
Becky Bye
A story unlike no other survival story from the inconceivable horrors of life in Nazi concentration camps. A story which needs to be heard and shared. Utterly incredible, utterly inspiring, completely life-changing.
What a moving story of this woman's survival and the strength she drew from this tin ring and the hope it represented. I just watched a YouTube video of Zdenka Fantlova speaking which was very touching too.
The Tin Ring is a book of courage, inner strength and the will to survive.
Janice Chambers
how Zdenka survived the concenrtation camps of Germany during WWII. Excellent
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