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After Long Silence: A Memoir
After Long Silence A Memoir
Author: Helen Fremont
Helen Fremont was raised Roman Catholic in America, only to discover in adulthood that her parents were Jews who had survived the Holocaust.  Delving into the extraordinary secrets that held her family together in a bond of silence for more than forty years, she recounts with heartbreaking clarity and candor a remarkable tale of surviv...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780613210713
ISBN-10: 0613210719
Publication Date: 5/2000
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Publisher: Rebound by Sagebrush
Book Type: School Library Binding
Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover
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Imagine being raised Catholic, then to find out the family is really of Jewish background. Fremont has finds this is to be true when she researches her ancestral background. Fremont wants to know who she really is, who her parents are; and continues to seek until she discovers much. She researches the background of her parents who went through the holocaust of Poland during WWII. What she finds out helps her & her sister put pieces of their childhood questions, and perhaps, make sense of their lives. A spellbound read of the many mysteries this family went through during the holocaust of World War II in Poland.
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Excellently written,This book keeps you hooked from beginning to end ,but it seems like there are alot of loose endz but I guess there probably would be considering the circumstances.
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This is a great book about secrets and what they do to people and families. It's an incredible story of what people can endure in the most frightening and difficult circumstances and how it affects their lives. A look at war, the human soul, family, religion and identity.
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this was a very good story about how a jewish family even after all these yrs still hide the fact that their jewish. afraid another holocoust could happen anywhere anytime.
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This woman's experience finding out about her hidden Jewish heritage was interesting, enjoyable to read, and felt personal. She has a way of bring the reader into the story and making you feel the emotions she felt.
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