Child of Our Time by Ruth L. David
A Young Girl's Flight from the Holocaust

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Child of Our Time is the inspiring story of a little girl caught in the vortex of one of history’s great horrors. Plucked from deep rural Germany, after witnessing the horror of Kristallnacht and her family’s eviction from its village, Ruth David was sent to England as part of the Kindertransport—one of the few routes to safety and survival for many children who were to lose their parents in the Holocaust.
 

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Ruth L. David lived in England from 1939-1992 as a teacher of modern languages. She now lives in Ames, Iowa.
 
Published November 9, 2002 by I. B. Tauris. 256 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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As a child of the Holocaust, David was one of the lucky ones: she was one of about 10,000 Jewish children who were taken by train to Great Britain and saved from death at the hands of the Nazis.""As a child I found it difficult to be grateful for this,"" she notes in a foreword to her own childre...

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