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Hardcover, 456 pages
Published April 21st 1981 by Dutton Books
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Jen
Sep 29, 2012 Jen rated it liked it
This is a hard book to read. Not just because of its content which, as one can imagine, is at times difficult to grasp the brutality of human nature, but by the nature of how the content is presented.

Divided into 3 sections ...pre-war, peri-war and post-war... each person's narrative makes a new chapter. Some of their stories are carried through each section but you'd better have a really good memory for names and places because Sylvia Rothchild does not link them.

Further the narratives are blan
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Julie
Jan 11, 2013 Julie rated it liked it
I think I might have changed the format and read each story as a whole--it was divided into before Germany took over their home country, during the holocaust, and then after the holocaust, their impressions of life in America. Of course, I can see pros and cons for both. There were many insights to be drawn from these stories, one of which is that most of them became very active in their community after the war in an extremely charitable way. They were, for the most part, not materialistic ...more
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