In My Brother's Image: Twin Brothers Separated by Faith After the Holocaust
Penguin Group USA, 01.10.2001 - 352 Seiten
In My Brother's Image is Eugene Pogany's extraordinary story of his father and uncle - identical twin brothers born in Hungary of Jewish parents but raised as devout Catholics until the Second World War unravelled their family. In eloquent prose, Pogany portrays how the Holocaust destroyed the brother's close childhood bond: his father, a survivor of a Nazi internment camp, denounced Christianity and returned to the Judaism of his birth, while his uncle, having become a Catholic priest, found shelter during the war in an Italian monastic community. Even after emigrating to America, the brothers remained estranged, each believing the other a traitor to their family's faith. It is a story that encapsulates the drama of a family torn apart by the Holocaust, even as it focuses a wider, impartial lens on the historical rupture between Jews and Catholics.
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Review: In My Brother's Image: Twin Brothers Separated by Faith after the HolocaustNutzerbericht - Mary Beth - Goodreads
An amazing book written by the brother of my college roomate. I remember her Holocaust stories about her Hungarian parents and grandparents . . . the whole experience just seemed so far removed from ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
Review: In My Brother's Image: Twin Brothers Separated by Faith after the HolocaustNutzerbericht - Daughters Of Abraham - Goodreads
This is about his family's experience in Hungary during WWII. I was so moved that I phoned the author who lives and practices psychotherapy in Newton. He would be happy to come to our group! ( Newton 2) Vollständige Rezension lesen
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