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Hidden Children

  • By Jane Marks
$14.99
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They hid wherever they could for as long as it took the Allies to win the war -- Jewish children, frightened, alone, often separated from their families. For months, even years, they faced the constant danger of discovery, fabricating new identities at a young age, sacrificing their childhoods to save their lives. These secret survivors have suppressed these painful memories for decades. Now, in The Hidden Children, twenty-three adult survivors share their moving wartime experiences -- some for the first time.

There is Rosa, who hid in an impoverished one-room farmhouse with three others, sleeping on a clay pallet behind a stove; Renee, who posed as a Catholic and was kept in a convent by nuns who knew her secret; and Richard, who lived in a closet with his family for thirteen months. Their personal stories of belief and determination give a voice, at last, to the forgotten. Inspiring and life-affirming, The Hidden Children is an unparalleled document of witness, discovery, and the miracle of human courage.

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9780449906866
    • Manufacturer: Fawcett
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780449906866
    • ISBN 10: 0449906868
    • Publication Date: 03/01/1995
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Jane Marks
    • Page Count: 336
    • Width: 6.22 inches
    • Height: 0.82 inches
    • Length: 8.58 inches
    • Weight: 0.94 pounds
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