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A moving and joyful celebration of not only survival but also resilience and joy, expressed through 90 black-and-white portraits of Holocaust survivors and personal stories of their postwar lives. The survivors, many photographed with their family members, share lessons they have learned and pass on the wisdom that comes from building a life of one's choosing out of the wreckage of despair. Van Sise, an award-winning 20-year veteran photojournalist, spent four years working with Holocaust museums and outreach organizations to compile these captivating images and textual vignettes. The result is an inspirational keepsake that readers will treasure. Completing the volume are essays by Dr. Mayim Bialik, Neil Gaiman, and Sabrina Orah Mark.
|Publisher:||Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.|
|Product dimensions:||9.20(w) x 12.10(h) x 1.20(d)|
About the Author
Van Sise is a 20-year veteran photojournalist whose work has been featured in major solo exhibitions at the Center for Creative Photography and the Center for Jewish History, as well as in the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery. He is an Independent Book Publishers Awards gold medalist and a Prix de la Photographie Paris award winner. He lives in New York City. bavansise.com