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By Carole Angier

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Primo Levi's Auschwitz memoir and meditation, If it is a guy, is a key to realizing the 20 th century. Now, Carole Angier has written the awesome and revelatory tale of this man's lifestyles. Levi's books made their modest writer into an icon of human dignity and justice for the complete of the Western international. yet what sort of guy was once this intensely inner most Italian-Jewish chemist from Turin? Did Auschwitz make him a author at twenty-seven and kill him at sixty-seven, or is the reality extra advanced than that? Carole Angier's compelling and wide-ranging biography tackles those difficult inquiries to create a profound and relocating portrait of a unprecedented guy.

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