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Flares of memory : stories of childhood during the Holocaust

Author: Anita Brostoff; Sheila Chamovitz
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of "over one hundred brief stories written by survivors from Germany, Poland, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Czechoslovakia, Austria, and the Balkan countries ... along with "poignant recollections of American liberators who were devastated by the horrors they discovered after the fall of the Nazis."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anita Brostoff; Sheila Chamovitz
ISBN: 0195138716 9780195138719 0195156277 9780195156270
OCLC Number: 44391691
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xxxix, 344 p. : ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Snapshots: Jewish life before the Holocaust --
The destruction of a society --
Ruthlessness as a system --
The lottery of death and life --
Disguise as a way of hiding --
The sustaining power of family love --
The virtuous and the vicious --
Desperate heroism --
Emergence into light --
The aftermath: remembering.
Responsibility: edited by Anita Brostoff with Sheila Chamovitz.
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Including a timeline that chronicles the rise of the Nazis, their devastating campaigns for control of Europe, and the successive edicts that would annihilate millions, "Flares of Memory" consists of  Read more...

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The result of a series of writing workshops at the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, this work is a record of pivotal moments during World War II as experienced by over 40 Jews from throughout Europe, Read more...

 
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