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Motherland : beyond the Holocaust : a mother-daughter journey to reclaim the past

Author: Fern Schumer Chapman
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A memoir of a mother-daughter relationship follows Edith--who as a girl was sent by her German-Jewish parents to live with relatives in Chicago--as she returns to the country of her birth after the war.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Edith Schumer; Fern Schumer Chapman; Fern Schumer Chapman; Edith Schumer; Edith Schumer; Fern Schumer Chapman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fern Schumer Chapman
ISBN: 0140286233 9780140286236
OCLC Number: 46764526
Notes: Originally published: New York : Viking, 1999.
Awards: Short-listed for National Jewish Book Award (Autobiography) 2000
Description: xi, 190 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Fern Schumer Chapman.

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A memoir of a mother-daughter relationship follows Edith--who as a girl was sent by her German-Jewish parents to live with relatives in Chicago--as she returns to the country of her birth after the war.

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"With precise and often moving prose, [Chapman] discovers truths about her mother's past." --Chicago Tribune"Measured and mesmerizing, Chapman's account...constitutes a new and profound perspective Read more...

 
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