[PDF / Epub] ✪ After Long Silence ☆ Helen Fremont – Tkcleaningservices.co.uk

After Long Silence To This Day, I Don T Even Know What My Mother S Real Name Is Helen Fremont Was Raised As A Roman Catholic It Wasn T Until She Was An Adult, Practicing Law In Boston, That She Discovered Her Parents Were Jewish Holocaust Survivors Living Invented Lives Not Even Their Names Were Their Own In This Powerful Memoir, Helen Fremont Delves Into The Secrets That Held Her Family In A Bond Of Silence For Than Four Decades, Recounting With Heartbreaking Clarity A Remarkable Tale Of Survival, As Vivid As Fiction But With The Resonance Of Truth.Driven To Uncover Their Roots, Fremont And Her Sister Pieced Together An Astonishing Story Of Siberian Gulags And Italian Royalty, Of Concentration Camps And Buried Lives After Long Silence Is About The Devastating Price Of Hiding The Truth About Families About The Steps We Take, Foolish Or Wise, To Protect Ourselves And Our Loved Ones No One Who Reads This Book Can Be Unmoved, Or Fail To Understand The Seductive, Damaging Power Of Secrets.What Fremont And Her Sister Discover Is An Astonishing Story One Of Siberian Gulags And Italian Royalty, Of Concentration Camps And Buried Lives AFTER LONG SILENCE Is About The Devastating Price Of Hiding The Truth About Families About The Steps We Take, Foolish Or Wise, To Protect Ourselves And Our Loved Ones No One Who Reads This Book Can Be Unmoved, Or Fail To Understand The Seductive, Damaging Power Of Secrets.


10 thoughts on “After Long Silence

  1. says:

    This may be the first memoir I ve ever made it through because I m NOT a fan of nonfiction If life were so interesting, why would we need to make stuff up I read this book b c Helen Fremont is a friend of a friend and was a guest writer giving a reading at the community college where I ta


  2. says:

    At times while reading this story, I wondered at any of the actual verity of facts It s not that I refused to believe this woman lawyer Or that I mistrust that she did not believe and desire to tell the entire truth It is just that I think the people who told it to her all had such emotional me


  3. says:

    Helen and Lara Fremont were raised as Roman Catholics really Their mom and dad lived in Poland during WW11 and came to America shortly after the war Simple story COMPLICATED During their childhood days the sisters started to have questions about who they were who are our parents Things were not makin


  4. says:

    A good memoir but take it with a grain of salt The subjects in the book her parents were less than willing subjects and and suffered such mental trauma that memories are sketchy at best The real problem with this book is its style This book is full of similes and metaphors that make little sense and throws


  5. says:

    Maybe 3.5 stars.It s tough for me to give an account about survivors of the Holocaust anything less than five stars, but this wasn t a favorite read and at times I found it boring and a bit laborious to get through Still, this was a poignant story of the author s parents survival during the Holocaust after the a


  6. says:

    I wish I could rate this 4.5 I devoured this book I m not usually one to stay up all night reading, but I almost did it with this one early meetings are the only thing that stopped me Part of it was Fremont s subject matter finding out as an adult that her family history is not at all what she thought it was But a lot


  7. says:

    An absolutely stunning story The authors quest to understand her family s story history takes everyone on an incredible journey What her parents went through, and how they survived is shocking And the secrets they kept for 50 years are evenunbelievable Anyone with an interest in genealogy or the horrors of WWII should read


  8. says:

    Daughters research their Jewish history after learning that parents hid their identity to escape the holocaust and Soviets Juxtaposes the daughters lives with the horrors of their parents lives Though the book doesn t fully explo...


  9. says:

    Best of all worlds 1 A fascinating account of a dramatic time in our history2 Written in an intriguing but clear and logical back and forth through history manner3 Written with a love of the language bright, stylish, with each figure of speech perfectly matching the action and emotion of the moment.Three favorite passages pg 209 210 En


  10. says:

    Helen and her sister Lara had always known there were things their parents wouldn t discuss about their past Their parents barely escaped WWII Europe with their lives their mother from Poland, and their father from grueling years in a Siberian gulag Years later, raised as Polish Catholics in the U.S., Helen and Lara start to askquestions abo


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