Remember This Dream

Remember This Dream Meticulously researched history is woven into an extraordinary family saga a time of continuing upheaval for Polish Jews an era of exodus when the poor and proud seek new lands of promise acro

  • Title: Remember This Dream
  • Author: Harold Gershowitz
  • ISBN: 9780553269338
  • Page: 282
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Meticulously researched history is woven into an extraordinary family saga 1911, a time of continuing upheaval for Polish Jews, an era of exodus, when the poor and proud seek new lands of promise across vast seasld dreams are followed toward a brighter future The turbulence of the times separate sisters Anna and Dvoyra On a ship teeming with fellow immigrants boundMeticulously researched history is woven into an extraordinary family saga 1911, a time of continuing upheaval for Polish Jews, an era of exodus, when the poor and proud seek new lands of promise across vast seasld dreams are followed toward a brighter future The turbulence of the times separate sisters Anna and Dvoyra On a ship teeming with fellow immigrants bound for America, Anna journeys with her children to join her husband in Balti only to have her highest hopes dashed and her deepest passions aroused Dvoyra, who longs to join Anna in America, is forced to remain in Poland with her family For nearly half a century and half a world apart, clinging to the dream that someday they will be reunited, both families summon astonishing courage in the face of great adversity, Anna in the grip of relentless poverty, and Dvoyra amid the horrors of anti Semitism, war and captivity Ultimately their most heartfelt dreams are fulfilled in the lives of their children.

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    1. This imaginative narrative tells an ANYMAN (or woman) story of families caught in the turmoil of a particular time in our history. It illustrates the hardships suffered not only by those left behind in Europe and caught up in the inescapable web of Nazism, but also demonstrates the depressing and impoverished circumstances of those who escaped the brutality of a war machine only to be subjected to a different sort of callousness in their new land. In both tales, persistence, love of family, loya [...]

    2. Very good, it could also be very real. The story does a real good job of illustrating the more personal side of the time periods it covers.

    3. Tells the story of two sisters from a Polish-Jewish family; one of whom emigrated to America while the other stayed in Poland as two World Wars raged across Europe.

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