JPL Presents an Evening with Thomas Harding
From Jewish Investigator to Nazi Hunter:
The Untold Story of Hanns Alexander
Internationally acclaimed author and journalist, Thomas Harding, will discuss his book Hanns and Rudolf: The True Story of the German Jew who Caught the Kommandant of Auschwitz onMonday, November 18, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at the Jewish Public Library , 5151 Côte Ste-Catherine Road, Montreal. Admission: $10 Jewish Public Library members & students, $15 non-members. For tickets call 514-345-6416. For more information visit www.jewishpubliclibrary.org .
It was only at Hanns Alexander’s funeral in 2006 that Thomas Harding discovered that his great-uncle was responsible for arresting Rudolf Höss, the Kommandant of Auschwitz. Thomas spent the next six years researching the story that became this book. Join Thomas to hear the rest of his Uncle Hanns’ astonishing tale.
Thomas Harding is an author and journalist who has written for the Financial Times and The Guardian, among other publications. He cofounded a television station in Oxford, England, and for many years was an award winning publisher of a newspaper in West Virginia. He lives in Hampshire, England.
Introduction by Trudis Goldsmith-Reber, Co-chair, English Programming Committee.
Book sale and signing.
In collaboration with the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre.