The compelling memoir tells the story of Holocaust survivor Jack Weiss. This is the story of his abused childhood, how a deported eleven-year old boy escaped from certain death to join his father in the middle of a war. He was deported again to the infamous Auschwitz/Bierkenau concentration camp where he was selected for forced labour. Somehow, he miraculously survived these horrors, and at the age of 17, he was brought by the Canadian Jewish Congress to Winnipeg, Manitoba, where was finally able to carve out a life for himself.
Jack Weiss is a Holocaust survivor. At the age of seventeen, the Canadian Jewish Congress brought him to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Now retired, he has spent the last 54 years in Winnipeg in various occupations, the last being as a transit bus driver for the City of Winnipeg.