What was the secret to surviving the death camps? How did you keep from dying of heartbreak in a place of broken hearts and broken bodies? "Think of it as a game, Jack," an older prisoner tells him. "Play the game right and you might outlast the Nazis." Despite intolerable conditions, Jack resolves not to hate his captors, and vows to see his family again. But even with his strong will to live, can Jack survive the life-and-death game he is forced to play with his Nazi captors?