Paper Gauze Ballerina: Memoir of a Holocaust Survivor

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Paper Gauze Ballerina is a memoir of a Holocaust sutvivor. This book is one person's plight to rise above the ashes of the Holocaust and become a whole and functioning homan being again. It will make you aware of how a genocide and the aftermath of a genocide extends through a lifetime, and sometimes for generations to come.

With the help of this book, the author ceased to remain a victim, and most of all got rid of all her feelings of revenge, anger, and hate, bottled up from ...

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Paper Gauze Ballerina: Memoir of a Holocaust Survivor

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Overview

Paper Gauze Ballerina is a memoir of a Holocaust sutvivor. This book is one person's plight to rise above the ashes of the Holocaust and become a whole and functioning homan being again. It will make you aware of how a genocide and the aftermath of a genocide extends through a lifetime, and sometimes for generations to come.

With the help of this book, the author ceased to remain a victim, and most of all got rid of all her feelings of revenge, anger, and hate, bottled up from the injustices done to her during incarceration. She believes that those feelings are the major precursors to another genocide.

Paper Gauze Ballerina is a must for educators to read. It is a unique book which transforms a negative experience to a positive outlook.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595151226
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/28/2000
  • Pages: 148
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.34 (d)

Table of Contents

Prologue 1
Recollections of Anti-Semitism
My Earliest Recollection of Anti-Semitism 5
My Teen Years 8
Paper Gauze Ballerina
Introduction 13
The Ghetto 20
The Concentration Camp 23
The March 30
Starting Over
The First Six Months 41
Living with Friends 44
Finishing High School 46
Returning Home 48
My Sister 50
Coming to America 52
Ellis Island 54
Living in America 55
Becoming a Mother 60
Starting to Grow Up 62
Ending the War 64
Taking Charge 66
At Peace 68
A Need To Write 73
Why Me? 76
The Aftermath of the Holocaust 79
My Reflection on the Holocaust Museum Opening 81
What I Believe In 88
I Smile Again 90
Teaching About the Holocaust 93
Letters, Poems, Newspaper Articles
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