Our Holocaust



Read Our Holocaust By Amir Gutfreund Bandcamptomp3.co.uk Amir And Effi Collected Relatives With Holocaust Survivors For Parents And Few Other Real Relatives Alive, Relationships Operated Under A Law Of Compression In Which Tenuous Connections Turned Friends Into Uncles, Cousins And Grandparents Life Was Framed By Grandpa Lolek, The Parsimonious And Eccentric Old Rogue Who Put His Tea Bags Through Selektion, And Grandpa Yosef, The Neighborhood Saint, Who Knew Everything About Everything, But Refused To Talk Of His Own Past Amir And Effi Also Collected Information About What Happened Over There This Was Difficult Than Collecting Relatives Nobody Would Tell Them Any Details Because They Weren T Yet Old Enough The Intrepid Pair Won T Let This Stop Them, And Their Quest For Knowledge Results In Adventures Both Funny And Alarming, As They Try To Unearth Their Neighbors Stories As Amir Grows Up, His Obsession With Understanding The Holocaust Remains With Him, And Finally Old Enough To Know, The Unforgettable Cast Of Characters That Populate His World Open Their Hearts, Souls, And Pasts To Him Translated By Jessica Cohen From The Hebrew Shoah Shelanu.Our Holocaust

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  • Hardcover
  • 407 pages
  • Our Holocaust
  • Amir Gutfreund
  • English
  • 23 January 2017
  • 1592641393

10 thoughts on “Our Holocaust

  1. says:

    The book describes the story of the Holocaust as it is slowly revealed to two Israeli children Amir author and Effi.While some of the scenes and some of the characters are based on people that the author knows and had known, other characters and incidents are fictive, based on real characters and incidents.In a small neighborhood at the edge of Kiryat Haim, gather the Holocaust survivors Everyone has a story and they are tough survivors with varying degrees of sanity Young couples who have t The book describes the story of the Holocaust as it is slowly revealed to two Israeli children Amir author and Effi.While some of the scenes and some of the characters are based on people that the author knows and had known, other characters and incidents are fictive, based on real characters and incidents.In a small neighborhood at the edge of Kiryat Haim, gather the Holocaust survivors Everyone has a story and they are tough survivors with varying degrees of sanity Young couples who have tried to live in the neighbor...

  2. says:

    Author Amir Gutfreund has a surreal cast to his prose that fits the sort of world that produced the Holocaust I generally avoid Holocaust fiction because when the truth is so extreme, who needs fiction, but this book is not completely fiction as will be obvious to anyone familiar with Holocaust accounts Novelizing what I think is basically a memoir allows Gutfreund to go outside of the space time continuum, and study it through a lens that is not so much detached, as spatial The book begins i Author Amir Gutfreund has a surreal cast to his prose that fits the sort of world that produced the Holocaust I generally avoid Holocaust fiction because when the truth is so extreme, who needs fiction, but this book is not completely fiction as will be obvious to anyone familiar with Holocaust accounts Novelizing what I think is basically a memoir allows Gutfreund to go outside of the space time continuum, and study it through a lens that is not so much detached, as spatial The book begins in the narrator s childhood in Israel a generation and half after the Holocaust, and Amir and a girl companion, Effi, become aware that the older generation lives in a reality to which they haven t been granted access because they are too young to know They become quite ruthless in their quest to find out, even to stealing an old woman s pills to bribe another neighbor to tell what h...

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    Our Holocaust is a book I could identify with, both culturally and heritage wise As a Jew born just before the U.S got into World War II, the Holocaust is engrained into my identity Fortunately I was born in the United States and not in Europe Otherwise this could have been my story too.The first chapter of three is like looking back into my own earliest youth The Law of Compression worked in my family also I remember several aunts and uncles who may have been extended family in some Our Holocaust is a book I could identify with, both culturally and heritage wise As a Jew born just before the U.S got into World War II, the Holocaust is engrained into my identity Fortunately I was born in the United States and not in Europe Otherwise this could have been my story too.The first chapter of three is like looking back into my own earliest youth The Law of Compression worked in my family also I remember several aunts and uncles who may have been extended family in some way or who may simply have been part of the family s community The title Aunt or Uncle is likely to have been an honorary one They are gone now, of course, but Tante Scheya still lives in a far distant memory that had not been evoked until the beginning of Our Holocaust.As a youngster, I do remember being told that I was not ...

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    It s probably unfair for me to rate the books I read in Hebrew, because the experience of reading Hebrew is difficult for me and detracts from my enjoyment of the book It s hard to appreciate language and writing when you re struggling to finish a page in a foreign language and just want something to happen Our book club leader promised us that the next selection is easier to read andfast paced, so here s hoping.Having said that, I don t know whether I would have liked this any better in It s probably unfair for me to rate the books I read in Hebrew, because the experience of reading Hebrew is difficult for me and detr...

  7. says:

    This memoir is awesome If you ve ever wondered just what happened in the camps during the holocaust, this is a must read Herr Gurfreund has researched, gathered stories and experiences, and visited the places that these things happened in Then using the facts he gathered had written a wonderful, although very sad, story about a family of survivors trying to deal with the memories, and traumas suffered at the hands of the Nazi regime The stories of loss, deprivation, and terror will touch t This memoir is awesome If you ve ever wondered just what happened in the camps during the holocaust, this is a must read Herr Gurfreund has researched, gathered stories and experiences, and visited the places that these things happened in Then using the facts he gathered had written a wonderful, although very sad, story about a family of survivors trying to deal with the memories, and traumas suffered at the hands of the Nazi...

  8. says:

    Completely floored and humbled.When did you last actually tear up, finding a literary genius I m reading Our Holocaust I know, it s a beaten subject The book is narrated by two Israeli children, sons and grandsons...

  9. says:

    This is a marvelous book witty, tragic, profound, entertaining brilliant characters and mesmerizing story telling all in the context of two kids growing up too young to know and how they take different paths finally, when they grow up and find out I taught it at Princeton university last sem...

  10. says:

    Of course it s sad because of the subject matter, but it also gives a different view on the holocaust The focus is on children who were born after the holocaust and their struggle to understand what their family members went through Most ...

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