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A tempered wind : an autobiography

Author: Karen Gershon; Phyllis Lassner; Peter Lawson
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, ©2009.
Series: Jewish lives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
This memoir recounts the author's life from 1938 to the end of the war after escaping from Nazi Germany and struggling with adapting to a new culture and undertaking the complicated passage from adolescence to adulthood in the British Isles.

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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Named Person: Karen Gershon; Karen Gershon
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Gershon; Phyllis Lassner; Peter Lawson
ISBN: 9780810126121 0810126125 9780810126138 0810126133 1757680608 9781757680608
OCLC Number: 318428556
Description: xxvii, 183 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Anne's death. July-August 1943 (mainly Bristol) --
A tempered wind. December 15, 1938-January 1939 (Dovercourt) --
February 1939-December 1940 (Whittingehame) --
January-May 1941 (Whittingehame-Nanclwyd Lodge) --
May-December 1941 (Leeds) --
December 1941-February 1942 (Bury to Bradford) --
March 1942-Anne's death (Dumfries-Edinburgh) --
Anne's death-end of the war (Edinburgh).
Series Title: Jewish lives.
Responsibility: Karen Gershon ; edited and with an introduction by Phyllis Lassner and Peter Lawson.


Begins with the death of the poet Karen Gershon's sister Anne in England, where they had escaped from Nazi Germany with their third sister Lise via the Kinder-transport mission. This title charts the  Read more...


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