Waldek: The Boy Who Defied the Nazis

By Blanca Miosi

Biography & memoir, Historical fiction | Paperback, eBook


"Waldek: The Boy Who Defied the Nazis" (La Búsqueda in Spanish) chronicles the dramatic and heroic story of Waldek Grodek, who experienced first-hand and at a very young age the German occupation of his native Poland. Many decades later, while visiting the UN offices that granted compensation to the survivors of the Nazi concentration camps, Waldek reflects on the events that started when he was made prisoner and taken to Auschwitz and Mauthausen and, in the years following his liberation, subjected him to the whims of European and Latin American totalitarian regimes, international espionage and Mossad. Waldek Grodek is a memorable character whose unique perspective and searing life story deserves to be told. A novelised true story.




Born in Lima (Perú) of a Japanese father and Peruvian mother, Blanca Miosi is the author of Waldek, the boy who defied the Nazis a novel based on the life of her husband, a survivor of the Auschwitz and Mauthausen camps. First published in its original Spanish as La Búsqueda (Editorial Roca) the work received international acclaim and won the 2007 Thriller Award. In 2009, Miosi published El Legado (Editorial Viceversa), a family saga based on Erik Hanussen, the notorious Berlin clairvoyant and personal counsel to Adolf Hitler. In 2011, and as an independent author with Amazon.com, Blanca Miosi published La búsqueda, El Legado, Dimitri Galunov, El Manuscrito I. El Secreto, El manuscrito II, Amanda y El gigoló. Her novels occupy first ranking positions among Amazon's best sold titles in Spanish.


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Born in Lima (Perú) of a Japanese father and Peruvian mother, Blanca Miosi is the author of Waldek, the boy who defied the Nazis a novel based on the life of her husband, a survivor of the Auschwitz and Mauthausen camps. First published in its original Spanish as La Búsqueda (Editorial Roca) the work received international acclaim and won the 2007 Thriller Award. In 2009, Miosi published El Legado...


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