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The Rescue of Memory
For Rachel, the Holocaust was always as close as her father's bedroom closet. Buried there were the faded photographs and dusty film reels of hopeful young faces, of her late mother, of the past that she was warned never to forget.This highly acclaimed novel tells the story of young woman growing up in 1960s New York -- and learning to survive in a family of survivors...
Published November 1st 1998 by Berkley
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I found this story to be gripping and thought-provoking. I was intrigued at how the Holocaust seemed to be a character unto itself -- it wasn't just some background fact but a "living" part of the narrative *and* the character's lives, interaction and development. It was a good read.