In Kindling Flame: The Story of Hannah Senesh, 1921-1944

In Kindling Flame: The Story of Hannah Senesh, 1921-1944

by Linda Atkinson


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ISBN-13: 9780853039143
Publisher: Valentine Mitchell
Publication date: 03/21/2011
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Second Edition xi

Part 1 1935-1944

Chapter 1 (1935) 'We'll meet… ten years from now!' 3

Chapter 2 (1935-37) 'I would like to be a great soul' 15

Chapter 3 (1937-38) 'Why is it necessary to ruin the world… when everything could be so pleasant?' 21

Chapter 4 (1938-39) 'I am a Jew and am proud of it' 35

Chapter 5 (1939-40) 'Send me to serve the beautiful and the good' 51

Chapter 6 (1940-41) 'How shall I grieve for them… what can I say, and to whom?' 71

Chapter 7 (1941-43) 'We awaited you two thousand years' 83

Chapter 8 (1943-44) ?I see everything that has happened to me so far as preparation and training for the mission ahead' 101

Part 2 1944

Chapter 9 (January) 'I leave happily and of my own free will, with full knowledge of the difficulties ahead' 121

Chapter 10 (June 9) 'It was as if the earth beneath her were on fire' 129

Chapter 11 (June 17) The… bruises on her face were like knife wounds in my own flesh' 139

Chapter 12 (August) 'I was crying for my child, for her youth, for her cruel predicament and probably hopeless fate' 149

Chapter 13 (October) 'Save my people in the short time it remains in your power to do so' 167

Chapter 14 (November) 'Wonderful, sparkling Hannah' 179

Part 3 1945 and After

Chapter 15 (1945) Never say that there is only death for you' 191

Suggestions for Further Reading 203

Index 205

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