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Saving what remains : a Holocaust survivor's journey home to reclaim her ancestry

Author: Livia Bitton Jackson
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Holocaust survivor recounts her journey to her family's hometown of Šamorín, Slovakia, to exhume the bodies of her grandparents from a Jewish cemetery that would soon be flooded by a new dam on the Danube River, and take the bodies to Israel for reburial.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Livia Bitton Jackson; Livia Bitton Jackson; Livia Bitton Jackson; Livia Bitton Jackson; Livia Bitton Jackson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Livia Bitton Jackson
ISBN: 9781599215464 1599215462
OCLC Number: 244418104
Description: viii, 198 p. : 20 cm.
Contents: A hazardous mission --
On the way to Europe --
Ari --
Vienna --
Crossing the Iron Curtain --
The escape --
The bridge --
The Danube --
Bratislava --
The bribe --
The drive --
The beginning of the end --
Buying favors --
Louis the Madman of Samorin --
A divine miracle at the burial authority --
The phantom --
The chairman --
Penetrating the jungle --
The house in Samorin --
Papa's castle --
Gone is the Jewish Quarter --
A teenager's dream --
A memorable meal --
The informer --
Bratislava nightlife --
Rabbi Moshe Sofer --
A rude reminder --
Cosmic drama in the jungle - Attack by "evil spirits" --
The storm --
Nature is mourning --
Czechoslovakia is behind us! --
Austrian sensitivity --
Where are the coffins --
Homecoming.
Responsibility: Livia Bitton-Jackson.
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A Holocaust survivor recounts her journey to her family's hometown of Šamorín, Slovakia, to exhume the bodies of her grandparents from a Jewish cemetery that would soon be flooded by a new dam on the Danube River, and take the bodies to Israel for reburial.

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