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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Adam Starkopf  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;


-- Adam Starkopf on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Adam Starkopf lives in the Chicago, Illinois area.

Biographical and Professional Information

He was imprisoned in Nazi-occupied Poland. He owned a sporting goods company and was a writer and fundraiser. In retirement, Mr. Starkopf was a regular speaker at Chicago-area schools and universities. He was one of the founding members of the Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Will to Live: One Family's Story of Surviving the Holocaust
ISBN: 0791426203

SUNY Press. 1995

This book is the story of a Jewish family's survival in Nazi-occupied Poland by assuming "Aryan" identities.