Bearing Witness: Stories of the Holocaust

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Compiling twenty-four stories that reveal the human experience during the Holocaust, a wide-ranging anthology includes excerpts from Art Spiegelman's Maus, Cynthia Ozick's The Shawl, and Carl Friedman's Nightfather.

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Grade 7 Up?An excellent compilation of memoirs, poems, and stories that puts a human face on a vast tragedy. An opening selection by Elie Wiesel sets the tone by stating why we should remember the Holocaust; an excerpt from Wiesel's Night describing his liberation from Buchenwald at the war's end closes the book. In between are stories of bewilderment, shock, horror, and courage by Ida Vos, Erika Mumford, Hans P. Richter, Isabella Leitner, Art Spiegelman, Primo Levi, and others. This collection provides a wonderful introduction to these authors' works, inspiration for readers to delve more deeply into Holocaust literature, and an example of what happens when hate prevails. An ample bibliography plus acknowledgements and sources for quotes make this volume a fine source for further studies. An invaluable choice for book talks, too.?Marcia W. Posner, Holocaust Memorial and Educational Center of Nassau County, Glen Cove, NY
Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc.

From Publishers Weekly:

From the vast body of literature associated with the Holocaust, Rochman and McCampbell (Who Do You Think You Are? Stories of Friends and Enemies) have selected 24 excerpts or short works that powerfully confront aspects of the war against the Jews. Most of the entries are from what might be considered a canonical roster (e.g., Elie Wiesel's Night; Claude Lanzmann's epic film, Shoah; Art Spiegelman's Maus; and Primo Levi's Survival in Auschwitz). The less familiar authors, however, are no less forceful. An American soldier pens a letter to his wife, feverishly recording his horrified observations after helping liberate the inmates of an Austrian concentration camp; the Dutch writer Carl Friedman describes her own and her brother's reactions to their father's stories of surviving the death camps. An excellent introduction to a dire period of history. Ages 12-up.
Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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