Autobiographical Reflections on the Holocaust
by Emanuel Tanay, M.D.
This is a book about a teenager's struggle to stay alive in a culture of death. It tells the story of a young adult who, after the ordeal of the Holocaust, lived a good life. It ends with an old man who enjoys family, professional success, health and prosperity. This book reflects the lessons learned from the author's 50 years of psychiatric practice and his experiences during the Holocaust.
Dr. Emanuel Tanay is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Medical School of Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He is a well known forensic psychiatrist who has been an expert witness in many famous cases such as the Jack Ruby case, the Ted Bundy case, the Sam Sheppard case, and the Robert Garwood case. Dr. Tanay is the author of many publications, including a book on homicide, and co-author of a psychiatric book on the survivors of the Holocaust. He is featured in the Oscar-nominated documentary, "Courage to Care" and also in the permanent exhibit "Testimonies" on view at the National Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. Dr. Tanay is Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and of the American Psychiatric Association. He has also received the highest award from the American Academy for Psychiatry and the Law. Dr. Tanay is Past President of the Michigan Psychiatric Society.