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Feb 25, 2014 Meaghan rated it liked it
Meh. If you really want to read a book about what it's like to be a doctor in the Warsaw Ghetto, I would recommend Adina Blady-Szwajger's I Remember Nothing More: The Warsaw Children's Hospital and the Jewish Resistance more than this one. Lensky's account is very dry and impersonal, more of a chronicle than a memoir -- he doesn't talk about himself much, instead focusing on the deportations and chaos around him. Were it not for his son's afterword, you wouldn't know how Lensky and his family ...more