Alicia by Alicia Appleman

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After losing her entire family to the Nazis at age 13, Alicia Appleman-Jurman went on to save the lives of thousands of Jews, offering them her own courage and hope in a time of upheaval and tragedy. Not since The Diary of Anne Frank has a young voice so vividly expressed the capacity for humanity and heroism in the face of Nazi brutality.

About Alicia Appleman

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Appleman-Jurman is a writer and lecturer.
Published February 16, 2011 by Bantam. 450 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel, War, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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Gripping, assiduously detailed, and consonant with other survivor narrations, this chronicles the harrowing experiences of a young Polish gift during the Holocaust and adds another bravely observant voice to the record.

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A young girl's experience of the Nazi pogrom in her Polish hometown is related with an immediacy undimmed by time in her autobiography. In 1942, the author and her family undergo a brutal separation.

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