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After Long Silence
After Long Silence
Author: Helen Fremont
"To this day, I don't even know what my mother's real name is." — Helen Fremont was raised as a Roman Catholic. It wasn't until she was an adult, practicing law in Boston, that she discovered her parents were Jewish--Holocaust survivors living invented lives. Not even their names were their own. In this powerful memoir, Helen Fremont delves into ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780385333702
ISBN-10: 0385333706
Publication Date: 1/11/2000
Pages: 368
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 79 ratings
Publisher: Delta
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 1
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murder101 avatar reviewed After Long Silence on
Helpful Score: 4
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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Helpful Score: 3
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.
reviewed After Long Silence on + 107 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
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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Helpful Score: 3
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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Helpful Score: 3
This book is fantastic. It was fascinating to read not only the story of Helen Fremont's family, but also her exhaustive search to discover their past. The author clearly put in a lot of time and energy in this book and it shows. Book is a quick read and I would definitely recommend it.
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reviewed After Long Silence on + 6 more book reviews
Powerful, interesting, historical, awesome.
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Good book. A little slow at times.
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I really liked this nonfiction book. It took me a while to get in to, but once I did, I could hardly put it down.

Helen and her sister, born in the 50's to a catholic family trace their family history only to find out both their mother and father were Jewish holocaust survivors. They did not even know their parents real names and both mom and dad were tight lipped and refused to give them solid information. The books shares the hidden secrets of their families roots. I loved this book.


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