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The Lost Childhood

3.74  ·  Rating Details ·  19 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published April 1st 2007 by Turtleback Books
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Dec 07, 2015 Kyle rated it really liked it
Simply incredible. Highly recommend for everyone.
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Sean Kelley
In the memoir, The Lost Childhood by Yehuda Nir, Nir tells the reader that if he or she take control of their lives, than they can make a world where forgiveness is possible. The main message Nir writes is to improve the world. Yehuda Nir, or as he was formerly known, Juliusz, grows up in Lwow, Poland. He lives there with his father, mother, and sister, Lala, until the German occupation in 1939. At this time, he and his Jewish family were living in the high society, but du
Sep 05, 2014 Lauren rated it really liked it
I wished there had been a bit of an epilogue, giving a brief summary of what happened afterwards to each of the family members. Other than that, it was a harrowing, absorbing story of what it took to to hide in plain sight of the enemy during WWII in Poland. Most Holocaust titles I have read discuss the concentration camps, so this was a new perspective for me.
Jan 29, 2015 Iris rated it it was ok
A memoir about a 12 year old boy's experience during the holocaust in Poland. Though the facts of that period are certainly true . I found the boy's story not quite believable.
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