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Author Mendelsohn, Daniel Adam, 1960-

Title The lost [electronic resource] : a search for six of six million / Daniel Mendelsohn ; photographs by Matt Mendelsohn.

Imprint Pymble, NSW ; New York, NY : HarperCollins e-books, 2006.

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Summary For five years, Daniel Mendelsohn traveled the globe searching for an answer to the question he had first asked as a boy decades earlier: What really happened to his great-uncle's family during the Holocaust? Here, Mendelsohn weaves together his discoveries about the past, family secrets and Judaism itself. He visits nearly a dozen countries on four continents in pursuit of the truth, eventually interviewing the town's twelve living survivors. Along the way, he detects things that challenge family myths and inspire new questions about long-held beliefs. Interwoven throughout the present-day developments are flashbacks to Mendelsohn's youth spent with his immigrant relatives, and more generally to Jewish life, philosophy and tradition over the years. Not only does he come to know his six deceased relatives on this unforgettable journey, but he discovers so much more about himself, his religion, his immediate family and their shared history as well.--From publisher description.
System Details Requires Adobe Reader 6.0 (file size: 4746 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 3795 KB).
Subject Mendelsohn, Daniel Adam, 1960-
Mendelsohn, Daniel Adam, 1960- -- Family.
Jaeger family.
Jews -- United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Jews -- Ukraine -- Bolekhiv -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Ukraine -- Bolekhiv.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
ISBN 0061246042 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
9780061246043 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
0061246050 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
9780061246050 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)

 
    
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