The Seamstress: A Memoir of Survival

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Berkley Books, 01.05.1999 - 353 Seiten
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"From its opening pages, in which she recounts her own premature birth, triggered by terrifying rumors of an incipient pogrom, Bernstein' s tale is clearly not a typical memoir of the Holocaust. She was born into a large family in rural Romania?and grew up feisty and willing to fight back physically against anti-Semitism from other schoolchildren. She defied her father' s orders to turn down a scholarship that took her to Bucharest, and got herself expelled from that school when she responded to a priest/teacher' s vicious diatribe against the Jews by hurling a bottle of ink at him?After a series of incidents that ranged from dramatic escapes to a year in a forced labor detachment, Sara ended up in Ravensbruck, a women' s concentration camp, Aand? managed to survive?she tells this story with style and power." --Kirkus Reviews

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One of the best Holocaust memoirs out there. I still remember what happened to her sister and what Sara witnessed. Heartbreaking! This brave woman led a remarkable life and this book reflects that. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Fascinating story of a woman who was a seamstress and became a spy. I really enjoyed this book from beginning to end! Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Bronfman began at Seagram as a clerk, and then became assistant to the chief blender. He is now chairman of The Seagram Company Ltd.

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