In this rich and riveting narrative, a writer's search for the truth behind his family's tragic past in World War II becomes a remarkably original epic—part memoir, part reportage, part mystery, and part scholarly detective work—that brilliantly explores the nature of time and memory, family and history.
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From an early age, Mendelsohn had been captivated by the stories.Jan 06 2011 | Read Full Review of The Lost
As a boy growing up on Long Island, Daniel Mendelsohn loved stories his Orthodox Jewish grandfather told about the ancestral home in the Ukrainian shtetl of Bolechow and relatives who left it for Israel and America.Oct 05 2006 | Read Full Review of The Lost
Second, Mendelsohn interweaves medieval Jewish interpretations of biblical stories into his story, which gives the book tremendous depth but, according to some critics, confuses the central story line.Aug 22 2007 | Read Full Review of The Lost
Connelly in 1996: "Parthenon and Parthenoi: A Mythological Interpretation of the Parthenon Frieze," American Journal of Archaeology, Vol.Oct 09 2003 | Read Full Review of The Lost
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