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Bending Toward the Sun by Leslie Gilbert-Lurie
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Nov 11, 12

bookshelves: for-review, holocaust-memoirs, non-fiction
Read in September, 2009

If the sins of the father are visited upon the son, then are the sorrows of the mother to be carried on by the daughter? Reading Bending Toward The Sun by Leslie Gilbert-Lurie has made me ponder this. Bending Toward The Sun starts out with the narration of Rita, Leslie's mother. Rita and some of her family members survived the Holocaust by hiding in the attic of a family friend. Rita's tale is fascinating, I can't help but ache for her. To be honest, I did cry a bit while reading her story.
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Reading Progress

08/31/2009 page 24
6.72%
09/02/2009 page 173
48.46% "Yes I did cry a bit, yes I am a lame ass."
09/03/2009 page 275
77.03% "I will finish this today."
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JG (The Introverted Reader) If the sins of the father are visited upon the son, then are the sorrows of the mother to be carried on by the daughter?

Good question, April. I enjoyed this review. But then, I like all your reviews! :-)


April JG, you are too nice! :-D


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