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The Resource Bending toward the sun : a mother and daughter memoir, Leslie Gilbert-Lurie ; with Rita Lurie

Bending toward the sun : a mother and daughter memoir, Leslie Gilbert-Lurie ; with Rita Lurie

Label
Bending toward the sun : a mother and daughter memoir
Title
Bending toward the sun
Title remainder
a mother and daughter memoir
Statement of responsibility
Leslie Gilbert-Lurie ; with Rita Lurie
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From Holocaust survivor Rita Lurie and her daughter, Leslie, comes this beautiful dual memoir of a unique family bond, forged in the wake of a brutal terror
Summary
The author describes how her Holocaust-survivor mother unknowingly passed to her children a legacy of fear and guilt, planting anxieties in the author that forced her to probe the traumatic events of her mother's childhood, in a book that shows how an emotional legacy shaped three generations
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330240
Cataloging source
BT
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Gilbert-lurie, Leslie
Dewey number
B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lurie, Rita
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lurie, Rita
  • Gilbert-lurie, Leslie
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Holocaust survivors
  • Mothers and daughters
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a mother and daughter memoir
Label
Bending toward the sun : a mother and daughter memoir, Leslie Gilbert-Lurie ; with Rita Lurie
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Pt. I. In Mom's voice (1937-1960). Childhood, interrupted -- Stashik is coming -- Safe for the moment -- Where is God? -- Far from normal -- Good-bye Urzejowice -- Una situazione molto grave -- A taste of freedom -- The greenhorns -- But we just got used to it here -- Utterly demoralized -- I might even marry him -- A wonderful mother -- pt. II. My own voice (1960-1997). On my watch -- Bread crumbs -- Magical distractions -- I do understand -- Sunday inquisitions -- Time to say "I love you" -- A word game -- Society of Overachieving Offspring of Holocaust Survivors -- Team Leah -- "Just jump" -- It's not that kind of thing -- Inside NBC -- The most beautiful woman in the attic -- Water your garden -- The present I needed to appreciate -- pt. III. A joint venture (1997-2008). Maybe I should write it -- Feelings of a deprived child -- I tried my best -- Ma of the grand -- A deluxe buffet -- Mikaela : different from other kids my age -- Rita : lessons to be learned -- The abyss -- Legacy
Control code
000046293224
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
viii, 357 p.
Isbn
9780061776724
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Bending toward the sun : a mother and daughter memoir, Leslie Gilbert-Lurie ; with Rita Lurie
Publication
Contents
Pt. I. In Mom's voice (1937-1960). Childhood, interrupted -- Stashik is coming -- Safe for the moment -- Where is God? -- Far from normal -- Good-bye Urzejowice -- Una situazione molto grave -- A taste of freedom -- The greenhorns -- But we just got used to it here -- Utterly demoralized -- I might even marry him -- A wonderful mother -- pt. II. My own voice (1960-1997). On my watch -- Bread crumbs -- Magical distractions -- I do understand -- Sunday inquisitions -- Time to say "I love you" -- A word game -- Society of Overachieving Offspring of Holocaust Survivors -- Team Leah -- "Just jump" -- It's not that kind of thing -- Inside NBC -- The most beautiful woman in the attic -- Water your garden -- The present I needed to appreciate -- pt. III. A joint venture (1997-2008). Maybe I should write it -- Feelings of a deprived child -- I tried my best -- Ma of the grand -- A deluxe buffet -- Mikaela : different from other kids my age -- Rita : lessons to be learned -- The abyss -- Legacy
Control code
000046293224
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
viii, 357 p.
Isbn
9780061776724
Other physical details
ill.

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