The Kommandant's Mistress by Sherri Szeman
A Novel

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The relationship between the Kommandant of a Nazi concentration camp and the Jewish woman inmate whom he forces to become his "mistress," is revealed from the perspectives of both protagonists, as well as from ostensibly objective biographical encyclopedia entries on each. First edition. Harper Collins 1993.
 

About Sherri Szeman

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Szeman is a poet and professor who teaches at Central State University in Ohio.
 
Published January 1, 1993 by SECKER & WARBURG. 288 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction, War. Fiction

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This powerful and provocative first novel charts one woman's harrowing experience in a Nazi concentration camp. Rachel Sarah Levi, a Czech novelist and poet, is transported with her family, first to t

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