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Saul Friedlander, Helen R. Lane (TRN), Claire Messud (INT)

When Memory Comes

€19,95

A classic of Holocaust literature, the eloquent, acclaimed memoir of childhood by a Pulitzer-winning historian, now reissued with a new introduction by Claire Messud

Four months before Hitler came to power, Saul Friedländer was born in Prague to a middle-class Jewish family. In 1939, seven-year-old Saul and his family were forced to flee to France, where they lived through the German Occupation, until his parents' ill-fated attempt to flee to Switzerland. They were able to hide their son in a Roman Catholic seminary before being sent to Auschwitz where they were killed. After an imposed religious conversion, young Saul began training for priesthood. The birth of Israel prompted his discovery of his Jewish past and his true identity.

Format: Hardcover
Published: in USA in 2016
Publisher: Other Pr Llc
Pages: 176
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781590518076
ISBN 10: 1590518071

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When Memory Comes

€19,95