New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1956. 1st. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo; [viii], 343, [i]pp. A Near Fine copy (lower corners worn) in edgeworn dust jacket with minor loss to extremitiwes and closed tears. Item #17866
Alfred Slote, born in 1926 in Brooklyn, is best known for ~ 30 books for young readers. He also taught at Williams College and the University of Michigan where he wrote and produced educational television programs. In Lazarus in Vienna, his second book, a Vienna psychiatrist in 1948 tries to restore the memory of a minor Nazi villain, so that he can disclose important secrets to the Russians before he is executed.