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Love Carried Me Home: Women Surviving Auschwitz

ISBN: 9781558748248
Publisher: Simcha Press
Publication Date: 2000-10-01
Number of pages: 250
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A powerful, poignant examination of sixteen women's triumphant struggles to survive the Auschwitz Concentration Camp during the Holocaust. Bearing witness to atrocities of genocide during the darkest moment in history, female survivors teach us the importance of emotional bonding and affiliation in their own personal survival, suggesting that love and human connection was the dominant force in their resiliency. Facing similar but not identical circumstances, the "voice" of female Holocaust survivors has been silenced by male counterparts. Love Carried Me Home is based on a two-year research study exploring the coping strategies of women from Auschwitz who gave their testimonies to the Unites States Holocaust Memorial Museum at its inception.

All proceeds from this book are being donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to specifically assist in attaining new oral histories and testimonies.


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