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If This Is a Man


If This Is a Man (Italian: Se questo è un uomo [se kˈkwesto ˌɛ un ˈwɔːmo]; United States title: Survival in Auschwitz) is a memoir by Italian Jewish writer Primo Levi, first published in 1947. It describes his arrest as a member of the Italian anti-fascist resistance during the Second World War, and his incarceration in the Auschwitz concentration camp (Monowitz) from February 1944 until the camp was liberated on 27 January 1945.
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original title: Se questo è un uomo
language: Italian
date of publication: 1947
genre: novel, autobiography, historical novel
main subject: The Holocaust, Jewish people, Nazism, war, World War II, deportation, concentration camp, Auschwitz-Birkenau
followed by: The Truce


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