Where She Came From: A Daughter's Search for Her Mother's History

Where She Came From: A Daughter's Search for Her Mother's History

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by Helen Epstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0841914443

ISBN-13: 9780841914445

Pub. Date: 01/01/2005

Publisher: Holmes & Meier Publishers, Inc.

"A deeply felt, yet refreshingly unsentimental memoir of an assimilating, Central European Jewish family and three generations of remarkable women. In chronicling the lives of her own ancestors, Helen Epstein gives us fascinating glimpses of a still unfamiliar world, with its complex history, its hopes, vicissitudes, and its tragic end. A richly informative, moving…  See more details below

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"A deeply felt, yet refreshingly unsentimental memoir of an assimilating, Central European Jewish family and three generations of remarkable women. In chronicling the lives of her own ancestors, Helen Epstein gives us fascinating glimpses of a still unfamiliar world, with its complex history, its hopes, vicissitudes, and its tragic end. A richly informative, moving book."
-Eva Hoffman

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780841914445
Publisher:
Holmes & Meier Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
322
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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Where She Came From: A Daughter's Search for Her Mother's History 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Maryjom More than 1 year ago
This book paints a moving and fact-filled description of one woman's journey through the Holocaust. It describes not only how it affected her, but also how it impacted her daughter (the author). Very moving. Makes the reader realize just how lucky we are to live when and where we live.