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Bashert [electronic resource] : a granddaughter's Holocaust quest / Andrea Simon.

By: Simon, Andrea, 1945-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Willie Morris books in memoir and biography: Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2002Description: 1 online resource (xv, 288 p., [16] p. of plates) : ill., map.ISBN: 9781604735925 (electronic bk.); 1604735929 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Jews -- Persecutions -- Belarus -- Valozhyn | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Belarus -- Valozhyn | Valozhyn (Belarus) -- Ethnic relations | Roman | Judenvernichtung | Wei�russland | Juden | HISTORY / HolocaustGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Bashert.DDC classification: 940.53/18/09478 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Bashert -- Protest -- Connection -- Disappearance -- Longing -- Collaboration -- Isolation -- Annihilation -- Response -- Atonement -- Survival.
Summary: Haunted by her grandmother's Old World stories and bigger-than-life persona, Andrea Simon undertook a spiritual search for her lost family. Her sojourn, a quest for truth, gave her tragic answers. On a group tour of ancestral Jewish homeland sites that had been crushed in the Holocaust, she makes a riveting detour to her grandmother's village of Volchin, in what is now Belarus, where the last known family members had lived. There, she followed the trail of the death march taken by the village Jews to the place of their slaughter by Nazis and Nazi collaborators in the fall of 1942. During the s
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-277) and index.

Bashert -- Protest -- Connection -- Disappearance -- Longing -- Collaboration -- Isolation -- Annihilation -- Response -- Atonement -- Survival.

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Haunted by her grandmother's Old World stories and bigger-than-life persona, Andrea Simon undertook a spiritual search for her lost family. Her sojourn, a quest for truth, gave her tragic answers. On a group tour of ancestral Jewish homeland sites that had been crushed in the Holocaust, she makes a riveting detour to her grandmother's village of Volchin, in what is now Belarus, where the last known family members had lived. There, she followed the trail of the death march taken by the village Jews to the place of their slaughter by Nazis and Nazi collaborators in the fall of 1942. During the s

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