The Drowned and the Saved by Primo Levi

The Drowned and the Saved (Italian: I sommersi e i salvati) is a book of essays on life in the Nazi extermination camps by Italian-Jewish author and Holocaust survivor Primo Levi, drawing on his personal experience as a survivor of Auschwitz (Monowitz). The author's last work, written in 1986, a year before his death, The Drowned and the Saved is an attempt at an analytical approach, whereas If This Is a Man (1947) and The Truce (1963) were autobiographical.

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The Drowned and the Saved: When War Came to the Hebrides Kindle Edition 520088 2018
The Drowned and the Saved by Levi, Primo Worn Condition edition [Paperback(1989)] Paperback 1388272 $26.69 $3.67 1988
The Drowned and the Saved: When War Came to the Hebrides Paperback 437919 $3.95 $9.82 2018
The Drowned and the Saved Hardcover 481802 $38.00 $8.46
The Drowned and the Saved Paperback 53495 $8.27 $3.63 1989
The Drowned and the Saved Paperback 43949 $9.76 $5.76 2017