Ruth Klüger

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Ruth Klüger at Frankfurt Book Fair 2010

Ruth Klüger (30 October 1931 – 5 October 2020) was an Austrian-born American educator and writer. She was a Professor Emerita of German Studies at the University of California, Irvine[1] and a Holocaust survivor. She was the author of the bestseller weiter leben: Eine Jugend about her childhood in the Third Reich.[2] She also wrote Still Alive. She was born in Vienna.

Klüger died on 5 October 2020 in Irvine, California from problems caused by bladder cancer at the age of 88.[3][4]

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  1. "Department of German: People". UC Irvine School of Humanities. Archived from the original on 2012-02-12. Retrieved 7 February 2012.
  2. Mednick, Jason (March 2009). "A Holocaust Childhood" (review of Still Alive). University of California Irvine. Archived from the original on 10 December 2010. Retrieved 7 February 2012.
  3. Die Schriftstellerin und KZ-Überlebende Ruth Klüger ist 88-jährig in den USA gestorben (in German), nzz.ch. Retrieved 7 October 2020
  4. Holocaust-Überlebende Ruth Klüger gestorben, dw.com. Retrieved 7 October 2020