What time and sadness spared : mother and son confront the Holocaust (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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What time and sadness spared : mother and son confront the Holocaust

Author: Roma Nutkiewicz Ben-Atar; Doron S Ben-Atar
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Roma Ben-Atar resisted until late in life the urging of her family to share the memories of her Nazi-era experiences. The Holocaust exerted a dark pressure on all of their lives but was never openly discussed. It was only when her granddaughter insisted on hearing the whole truth, with a directness partly generational, that Mrs. Ben-Atar agreed to tell her story." "What Time and Sadness Spared is a journey of both  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal Narrative
Biographies
Personal narratives
Récits personnels
Biography
Named Person: Roma Nutkiewicz Ben-Atar; Roma Nutkiewicz Ben-Atar; Roma Nutkiewicz Ben-Atar
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roma Nutkiewicz Ben-Atar; Doron S Ben-Atar
ISBN: 0813925134 9780813925134
OCLC Number: 61448094
Description: x, 196 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue : whose voice and whose memory? --
What time and sadness spared --
Epilogue : back in the cursed places.
Responsibility: Roma Nutkiewicz Ben-Atar with Doron S. Ben-Atar.
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A young girl sees her neighborhood transformed into a ghetto populated by skeletal figures both alive and dead. This work takes you on a journey of both loss and endurance, from a carefree  Read more...

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Even for those who think they have read their fill of Holocaust memoirs, What Time and Sadness Spared is hard to put down. More than an extraordinary testimony of evil, Roma and Doron Ben-Atar's book Read more...

 
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