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Children of separation and loss : a memoir

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Children of separation and loss : a memoir
Call No: 940.5315 P77c

Call Number940.5315 P77c
Dates[2014]; ©2014
Statement of ResponsibilityGertrude Pollitt.
Creators & ContributorsPollitt, Gertrude (author)
Pollitt, Gertrude (subject)
Summary"This memoir recounts the life of Gertrude Pollitt, a social worker, psychotherapist, psychoanalyst, and educator. Born in Vienna to a loving and cultured Jewish family, Pollitt narrowly escaped the clutches of the Nazi Regime and fled to London. After the war, she relocated to Germany to help children whose lives had been shattered. Pollitt recalls her journey from displaced immigrant to successful therapist in her own words, describing her personal challenges, her patients, and her professional development." —Publisher
  1. Childhood in Vienna
  2. Vienna before the Nazis
  3. Anschluss
  4. On My Own in London
  5. Back to School
  6. Germany
  7. Camp Aschau
  8. Back in London
  9. Chicago
  10. Glencoe
  11. The Center for Psychoanalytic Study
  12. Highland Park
Physical Description xi, 162 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherLanham, MD : Hamilton Books, a member of Rowman & Littlefield
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages 161–162)
RecognitionGifted in 2014 by Fraidie Martz