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A world erased : a grandson's search for his family's Holocaust secrets

Author: Noah Lederman
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This moving memoir by the grandson of Holocaust survivors transports readers from Noah's grandmother's home in Brooklyn to World War II Poland. Together, they explore the memories-of Auschwitz, the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, and the displaced persons camps-that his family had long buried. Their shared journey illuminates the power of never forgetting.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lederman, Noah, 1981-
World erased.
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
(DLC) 2016009490
Named Person: Leon Lederman; Hadasa Lederman; Noah Lederman; Lederman family.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noah Lederman
ISBN: 9781442267435 1442267437
OCLC Number: 941140135
Awards: Winner of Philadelphia Inquirer Best Read.
Description: viii, 227 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates ; 24 cm
Contents: The Holocaust through nightmares --
Super Poppy and the meshugge grandma --
The hospital --
Keys to the Holocaust vault --
Adrift --
Death in the Czech Republic --
The e-mail --
Otwock --
From night to dawn --
Peering into the vault --
The tapes --
Panama --
Escape from Warsaw --
Revision --
A box of photos --
The four questions --
Israel --
Research at Yad Vashem --
Nearly unraveled --
The boy at the gates of Warsaw --
Lightning lad --
Escape from Treblinka --
The liquidation --
Grandma's determination --
Get well soon --
The bronze arm --
Bergen-Belsen --
Better and you better --
Umschlagplatz --
The mystery camp --
A return to the camps --
Majdanek --
Birkenau --
Auschwitz --
The Buna --
Liberation --
In search of new beginnings.
Other Titles: Grandson's search for his familiy's Holocaust secrets.
Responsibility: Noah Lederman.

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This moving memoir by the grandson of Holocaust survivors transports readers from Noah's grandmother's home in Brooklyn to World War II Poland. Together, they explore the memories-of Auschwitz, the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, and the displaced persons camps-that his family had long buried. Their shared journey illuminates the power of never forgetting.

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As a youth, Lederman was only vaguely aware of the history of his grandparents as Holocaust survivors. In Lederman's close, loving extended family in America, questions to his grandparents on the Read more...

 
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