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  • ISBN 0967313406
  • ISBN13 978-0967313405
  • Language English
  • Author Carol Bergman
  • Publisher Mediacs (September 1, 1999)
  • Pages 122
  • Formats doc azw docx mbr
  • Category History
  • Subcategory Military
  • Size ePub 1663 kb
  • Size Fb2 1720 kb
  • Rating: 4.6
  • Votes: 896

This memoir traces the journey of three American women--a Jewish Holocaust survivor, her daughter, and her granddaughter--in search of their family's history. The search begins in New York with an attempt to find a missing cousin, Fritzi Burger, the beautiful Olympic ice skating champion who disappeared at the onset of the war. It ends in Vienna in the wake of the Nazi genocide.

It is one of the only nonfiction Holocaust books written by a child of Austrian survivors.

Carol Bergman's articles, essays, memoirs and interviews have appeared in European and . publications, including The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, The Times (of London), Newsday, German Life, Family Circle and Cosmopolitan.

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Carol Bergman's articles, essays, and interviews have appeared in The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, and Salon. Her essay, Objects of Desire was nominated for the Pushcart Prize; her short stories have appeared in many literary magazines.

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Her first murder mystery, Say Nothing, was published in 2010. She is one of the founding faculty of Gotham Writers' Workshop and has been teaching in the NYU writing program since 1997. Books by this author.

It has been revised and updated as an e-book.

The book left me astounded, angry and contemplating the concept of privilege. The privilege granted to Sonja Henie when her servant sat the autographed photo of Hitler on the piano of her Oslo home and her precious worldly possessions were spared. The reality that by hopping a steamship to America, Belita Jepson-Turner and her mother Queenie avoided the bombs that showered over Hampshire, the Anderson shelters, gas masks and meagre rations while many of her teammates from the 1936 Olympic Games contributed to the war effort.

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A captivating look into one family's holocaust story through the lens of a Jewish survivors daughter. Well crafted and credible, the story recreates the escape of one Olympian family member away from her Jewish roots in the 1930's, and her family's search for her in the 1990's. Well done all the way around and highly recommended for both content and literary style.
On one level this captivating book is a fascinating mystery. Who is/was Fritzi? Why is once very famous person so important to Bergman and her family? On a more absorbing level Bergman gives us a unique insight into the importance of the Holocaust today, 60-70 years after it took place. Without giving away the story I was relieved by the scene in the Austrian cemetery when two people agreed that money for gravestones should be given to grandchildren instead.
The passion of this family's search for the truth of the past validates the belief that the Holocaust will never be over. However, facing and sharing the past has freed the three generations to live more fully in the present.
Bergman's writing style and honesty draws one into the experience of her family's search for Fritzi and the truth of what happened in the Holocaust to this family.
Bergman's writing style and honesty draws one into the experience and importance of her family's search for Fritzi even as it adds to our knowledge of the impact of the Holocaust on the present.
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A gripping and memorable read. The relationship between the three generation of women is touchingly and honestly depicted.