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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
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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
Biographies
Biography
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.

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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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