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The Children's House of Belsen
     

The Children's House of Belsen

by Hetty Verolme
 

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Hetty Werkendam was 13 years old in 1943 when she was transported to the repatriation camp at Westerbork. From there she was sent to Belsen to live in the "Children's House," where she witnessed firsthand the horrors of the Holocaust. Her account of life in the Children's House-where the awfulness of Belsen was countered by the inspirational figure of the

Overview

Hetty Werkendam was 13 years old in 1943 when she was transported to the repatriation camp at Westerbork. From there she was sent to Belsen to live in the "Children's House," where she witnessed firsthand the horrors of the Holocaust. Her account of life in the Children's House-where the awfulness of Belsen was countered by the inspirational figure of the children's mentor Sister Luba-provides a painful but unusually uplifting Holocaust memoir.

Hetty Verolme lives in Australia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781842751244
Publisher:
Politico's Publishing Limited
Publication date:
10/21/2005
Edition description:
New
Pages:
330
Product dimensions:
5.34(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.95(d)

Meet the Author

After the Holocaust, Hetty Verolme left Europe for Australia, where she lives with her family. This is her first book.

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