Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Rescued Images: Memories of a Childhood in Hiding” as Want to Read:
Rescued Images: Memories of a Childhood in Hiding
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Rescued Images: Memories of a Childhood in Hiding

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  1 Rating  ·  1 Review
Ruth Jacobsen spent her first childhood in Germany. It ended one night when she was six years old and hiding in terror as she watched people being thrown from windows. It was Kristallnacht, the Night of Breaking Glass.

Her family fled and found haven in the idyllic Dutch village of Oud Zuylen. There Ruth became a child again.

When she was eight, the Germans invaded Holland.
...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published October 6th 2001 by Mikaya Press
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Rescued Images, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Rescued Images

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-19)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Janine Darragh
In this beautiful book- a collection of words, photos, and collages, the author shares her experiences as a hidden Jewish child of the Holocaust. Her dedication: "Dedicated to my mother and father. They survived the war but could not speak about it. I found my voice and have tried to speak for them as well as myself," says it all. A haunting, powerful, memorable, and important book.
Allegra Green
Jul 25, 2014 Allegra Green rated it liked it
Shelves: read-in-2010, wwii
I can't lie, I didn't finish this book. I found it fascinating but it was heart-breaking. I had just finished another book about the liberation, and got this book from the library as a companion. This book just had a very depressing overtone with no small ray of hope or happiness even though the family survived. It's a great book, with lots of important historical value, but I just couldn't do it.
Krista the Krazy Kataloguer
A memory of the Holocaust told in collages and narrative.
Eden
Eden rated it it was ok
Jan 14, 2014
Kari
Kari rated it liked it
Jan 12, 2008
Lisa
Lisa rated it it was amazing
Dec 23, 2014
Anne
Anne rated it liked it
Jan 22, 2016
Shelly
Shelly marked it as to-read
Mar 06, 2008
Stacy
Stacy marked it as to-read
Apr 01, 2008
poshpenny
poshpenny marked it as to-read
Jul 15, 2008
Joanna
Joanna marked it as to-read
Jun 17, 2010
Dylnat
Dylnat marked it as to-read
Mar 22, 2011
Amy Matt
Amy Matt marked it as to-read
Apr 27, 2014
Ashleigh Buchanan
Ashleigh Buchanan marked it as to-read
Mar 20, 2016
Steven Sehr
Steven Sehr marked it as to-read
Apr 09, 2016
Jordyn
Jordyn marked it as to-read
Apr 21, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book