Books tagged: holocaust memoir

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The Unauthorized Autobiography of W.B.: The War Years (1933-1945)
By Walter Bodlander
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,120. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This memoir by Walter Bodlander, in his 90s, reflects on his odyssey as young German Jew in the 1930s fleeing to Switzerland, France, Palestine and returning to his native Germany as an officer in the US Army. The book explores some of the psychological adjustments of a boy, raised in a fully assimilated German family, coming to terms with his Jewish ancestry. Full of self reflection and humor.
The Juno Letters
By L.W. Hewitt
Series: The Juno Letters, Book 1. Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 91,610. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Fiction
Letters discovered in a tin box hidden in the foundation of a small cottage in Normandy reveal a terrible secret. Antoine's world was collapsing. His beautiful Marianne, his precious daughter Ariele, missing. The lives of hundreds - perhaps thousands - of allied soldiers preparing to storm Juno Beach on D-Day literally are in his hands.
Worlds Torn Asunder: A Holocaust Survivor's Memoir of Hope and Resilience
By Dov Beril Edelstein
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
More than a Holocaust survivor memoir. More than just a harrowing tale of survival and hope. What makes this story special is its unique three-dimensional depth. A retired Rabbi and educator, the author masterfully weaves personal memoir into historical context, with a deep appreciation for Jewish lore and tradition. Dov Beril Edelstein was Auschwitz inmate #A7868. This is his story.
Daughters of Absence
By Mindy Weisel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,140. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by Dream of Things. Category: Nonfiction
A collection of essays by daughters of Holocaust survivors. Despite the unique pressures of being the daughters of "survivors," the contributors have thrived and made the most of their lives, but not in stereotypical ways. Instead, they chose ways that combine compassion with courage, and success with celebration. The result is an uplifting and inspiring book from a group of very inspiring women.