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As the lilacs bloomed

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As the lilacs bloomed
Call No: EDUC AZR Ser. 6 HEG

Call NumberEDUC AZR Ser. 6 HEG
Sub-CollectionEducation Materials
Dates[2014]; ©2014
Statement of ResponsibilityAnna Molnár Hegedűs ; translated from Hungarian by Marietta Morry and Lynda Muir.
Creators & ContributorsHegedűs, Anna Molnár (author)
Morry, Marietta (translator)
Muir, Lynda (translator)
Shik, Na'ama (contributor)
Azrieli Foundation (contributor)
Hegedűs, Anna Molnár (subject)
Summary"In the spring of 1944, as Germany occupied her native Hungary, Anna Hegedűs barely had time to notice the flowers blooming around her. One year later, as the lilacs blossomed once again, she returned to her hometown of Szatmár and set her memories, raw and vivid, to paper. Her unflinching words convey the bitter details of the Szatmár ghetto, Auschwitz, the Schlesiersee forced labour camp and a perilous death march. At forty-eight years old, Anna had survived a lifetime of trauma, and as she wrote, she waited, desperately hoping her family would return." —Publisher
  • Series Preface
  • About the Glossary
  • Introduction / Na'ama Shik
  • Map
  • Occupation
  • Eviction
  • The Ghetto
  • Exile
  • Internment
  • Life in Auschwitz
  • Schlesiersee
  • The Infirmary
  • The Schälküche
  • The Death March
  • Alone
  • Freedom
  • Waiting
  • Epilogue
  • Glossary
  • Photographs
  • Index
Physical Description xxvii, 217 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish, Translated from the Hungarian by Marietta Morry and Lynda Muir.
Publisher[Toronto] : The Azrieli Foundation
EditionFirst Edition
  • Translation of: Miért?
  • Includes index
AudiencePublisher recommendation: Age 16 and up
RecognitionGifted in 2017 by The Azrieli Foundation