Needle in the Bone: How a Holocaust Survivor and a Polish Resistance Fighter Beat the Odds and Found Each Other

Needle in the Bone: How a Holocaust Survivor and a Polish Resistance Fighter Beat the Odds and Found Each Other

by Caryn Mirriam Goldberg
     
 

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“With a poet’s eye for beauty among the ruins, Caryn Miriam-Goldberg has crafted a contemporary tale of two different men with a history of woe in common. A welcome addition to literature about the Holocaust, and a reminder that good sometimes does survive and prosper.”—Leonard Zeskind, author of Blood and Politics: The History of the White Nationalist Movement from the Margins to the Mainstream

Needle in the Bone is a compelling story of two Poles—a Jewish resister who survived the Warsaw Ghetto, Auschwitz, and other Nazi atrocities, and an Underground fighter who fought and survived the Nazi regime. Author Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg weaves in her own story as a Jewish American, adding valuable context and insights into the lives and experiences of Lou Frydman and Jarek Piekalkiewicz. It is a very American story of survival, new beginnings, hope and laughter in the face of horror, and faith in human goodness.”—David Katzman, professor emeritus of American studies, University of Kansas

Needle in the Bone is the powerful tale of two young men’s courage, heroism, heartbreak, and survival during and after the Second World War. Lovingly conceived, exhaustively researched, and beautifully written, this book is a magnificent achievement that not only provides important insights into the Holocaust and the resistance, but also documents the indomitable will of two extraordinary men.”—Bill Tuttle, author of “Daddy’s Gone to War”: The Second World War in the Lives of America’s Children

“Rich in factual detail and personal revelations, Needle in the Bone is an intimate portrait of two friends who witnessed unimaginable atrocities during the Holocaust and, in later years, grabbed a good share of happiness. The author, a loving friend of both men and their wives, holds the reader spellbound as she elicits their indelible, horrific, and hope-inspiring stories. Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg’s authentic emotional presence and self-disclosure ends up being a huge gift to her readers, and the book is a valuable, highly personal contribution to the literature on Holocaust history.”—Harriet Lerner, author of The Dance of Anger and The Marriage Rules

Leonard Zeskind

“With a poet’s eye for beauty among the ruins, Caryn Miriam-Goldberg has crafted a contemporary tale of two different men with a history of woe in common. A welcome addition to literature about the Holocaust, and a reminder that good sometimes does survive and prosper.”—Leonard Zeskind, author of Blood and Politics: The History of the White Nationalist Movement from the Margins to the Mainstream
David Katzman

Needle in the Bone is a compelling story of two Poles—a Jewish resister who survived the Warsaw Ghetto, Auschwitz, and other Nazi atrocities, and an Underground fighter who fought and survived the Nazi regime. Author Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg weaves in her own story as a Jewish American, adding valuable context and insights into the lives and experiences of Lou Frydman and Jarek Piekalkiewicz. It is a very American story of survival, new beginnings, hope and laughter in the face of horror, and faith in human goodness.”—David Katzman, professor emeritus of American studies, University of Kansas
Bill Tuttle

Needle in the Bone is the powerful tale of two young men’s courage, heroism, heartbreak, and survival during and after the Second World War. Lovingly conceived, exhaustively researched, and beautifully written, this book is a magnificent achievement that not only provides important insights into the Holocaust and the resistance, but also documents the indomitable will of two extraordinary men.”—Bill Tuttle, author of “Daddy’s Gone to War”: The Second World War in the Lives of America’s Children
Harriet Lerner

“Rich in factual detail and personal revelations, Needle in the Bone is an intimate portrait of two friends who witnessed unimaginable atrocities during the Holocaust and, in later years, grabbed a good share of happiness. The author, a loving friend of both men and their wives, holds the reader spellbound as she elicits their indelible, horrific, and hope-inspiring stories. Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg’s authentic emotional presence and self-disclosure ends up being a huge gift to her readers, and the book is a valuable, highly personal contribution to the literature on Holocaust history.”—Harriet Lerner, author of The Dance of Anger and The Marriage Rules

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612345680
Publisher:
Potomac Books
Publication date:
11/28/2012
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,286,077
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)

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