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Memory is our home : loss and remembering : three generations in Poland and Russia 1917-1960s / Suzanna Eibuszyc.

Author/Creator:
Eibuszyc, Suzanna, author.
Publication:
Stuttgart : Ibidem-Verlag, 2015.
Series:
Edition Noëma.
Edition Noëma
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (253 p.)
Subjects:
Jews -- Poland -- History -- 20th century.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland -- Warsaw -- Biography.
Jewish women in the Holocaust -- Biography.
Talasowicz, Bina Symengauz.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Memory is Our Home' is a powerful biographical memoir based on the diaries of Roma Talasiewicz-Eibuszyc, who grew up in Warsaw before and during World War I and who, after escaping the atrocities of World War II, was able to survive in the vast territories of Soviet Russia and Uzbekistan.Translated by her own daughter, interweaving her own recollections as her family made a new life in the shadows of the Holocaust in Communist Poland after the war and into the late 1960s, this book is a rich, living document, a riveting account of a vibrant young woman's courage and endurance.A forty-year rec
Contents:
""Seen and Unseen"" A foreword to Memory Is Our Home; Contents; Introduction: Suzanna's Story; Part I Warsaw, Poland, April 1917-November 1939; CHAPTER ONE; Suzanna Fear of Holidays; CHAPTER TWO; Suzanna My Mother in New York; CHAPTER THREE; Suzanna My Aunt Pola; CHAPTER FOUR; Suzanna The Missing Photographs; CHAPTER FIVE; CHAPTER SIX; Suzanna Leaving the Old World; CHAPTER SEVEN; Suzanna My First Day of School; CHAPTER EIGHT; CHAPTER NINE; Suzanna A Young Priest; CHAPTER TEN; Suzanna Restoring Our Roots; CHAPTER ELEVEN; Suzanna Inherited Memories
Part II Eastern Poland, Białystok, Saratov Russia, Uzbekistan, November 1939-March 1946, Poland June 1946, and Communist Poland into the late 1960s.CHAPTER TWELVE; CHAPTER THIRTEEN; Suzanna My Father's Family; CHAPTER FOURTEEN; Suzanna My Father; CHAPTER FIFTEEN; Suzanna My War Hero; CHAPTER SIXTEEN; CHAPTER SEVENTEEN; Suzanna The Past and the Present; CHAPTER EIGHTEEN; Suzanna The Way We Lived; CHAPTER NINETEEN; Suzanna Raised in Poland; CHAPTER TWENTY; CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE; CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO; Suzanna Living with Fear; CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE; Suzanna Epilogue
OUR ROOTS IN WARSAW, POLAND ON MY MOTHER'S FATHER'S SIDEOUR ROOTS IN ŁÓDŹ, POLAND ON MY FATHER'S SIDE; MAPS AND CALENDAR OF EVENTS; RECOMMENDED BOOKS; Acknowledgments
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed May 12, 2015).
ISBN:
3-8382-6712-5
OCLC:
905690500
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