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He had many close calls, which ultimately led him to decide to work his ep through Germany to try and escape to Switzerland. Oct 08, Sandra Strange rated it really liked it Shelves: Although his family were told falsicicador report to the train station by the Nazis—he refused to wear the yellow star and ignored all their directives. Roughly written as others have pointed out but the story is amazing and truly inspiring of all the brave people in this book including the author who helped the Jewish people during the war Maybe not the best-written holocaust memoir.

Jan 10, Michelle rated it really liked it. Jan 27, Michael Alders rated it really liked it.

The Forger: An Extraordinary Story of Survival in Wartime Berlin by Cioma Schönhaus

Even as the Gestapo posted his photo in pasaporres, he managed to have a steamy love affair with the beautiful consort of an SS officer. A good read simplely because of the view it presents. A good story, but very choppy and would have benefited from stronger editing.

Here is the author’s preface to his memoir, which is what convinced me to read the book: Jun 17, Ohyassi rated it really liked it. Want to Read saving….


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Nov 07, Patrick rated it it was amazing. Much, much more than a fair exchange. He falsifjcador papers for many people to survive. Jun 22, Rachel rated it liked it.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Since he was blond and blue-eyed many Nazi This book is a memoir of a 22 year old graphic artist who found a unique outlet for his talents. It would probably be easier to follow in English translation it’s available in paperback as “The Forger: When finally forced to flee Berlin and falsificqdor to Switzerland, his journey is successful due to one lucky coincidence after another.

I read about half the book.

The Forger: An Extraordinary Story of Survival in Wartime Berlin

If the parquet floor of a large room had a hole in it the size of a fist, and somebody tried to land a pea in this hole, his chances of success would be minimal. The story starts duringand covers the experience of Schonhaus as he hids at in Berlin, escaping the deportations that too As some other reviews have pointed out, the prose is choppy and at times rough, additionally the tone seems a bit strange.

Nov 18, Sue rated it it was ok Shelves: A great example of someone with a heart of gold, nerves of steel and tenacity to never stop when doing what’s right or what is necessary to help others. What an intersting, unusual view of events in Berlin coinciding with the Holocaust.


What Cioma did was alter genuine documents from the original German owners to the new Jewish ones. It was a bit rough of a translation in some parts but I thought it was a great story about a boy’s amazing survival in Nazi wartime. Jun 21, Heatherjoy rated it liked it.

This is how I like history books, the story of an ;asaportes. The context, of course, is tried and true as a drama-ready vivarium, but Schonhaus contributes the adolescent adventurous spirit that make his story singular. But he can’t do this alone and through him we The whole genre of Holocaust literature inspires horror and revulsion for the Nazis, disgust for the collaborating and enabling Germans and great sympathy for the Jews and other victims of the vile policies of Hitler and his entire morally-bankrupt Klan.

While he was helped several times, he saved himself by taking risks pasapogtes sticking to his guns.

Sep 17, Cheryl rated it liked it Shelves: This is not the greatest work of literature, but, boy, is it a great story. But the most fun one!

The true story of a plucky German Jewish boy who used his artistic skills to make counterfeit passes and evade the Gestapo.