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In my brother's image : twin brothers separated by faith after the Holocaust

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In my brother's image : twin brothers separated by faith after the Holocaust
Call No: 943.905 P74i

Call Number943.905 P74i
Dates2000; ©2000
Statement of ResponsibilityEugene Pogany.
Creators & ContributorsPogany, Eugene (author)
Pogany, Nicholas (subject)
Pogany, George (subject)
SummaryIn My Brother's Image is the extraordinary story of Eugene Pogany's father and uncle-identical twin brothers born in Hungary of Jewish parents but raised as devout Catholic converts until the Second World War unraveled their family. In eloquent prose, Pogany portrays how the Holocaust destroyed the brothers' close childhood bond: his father, a survivor of a Nazi internment camp, denounced Christianity and returned to the Judaism of his birth, while his uncle, who found shelter in an Italian monastic community during the war, became a Catholic priest. Even after emigrating to America the brothers remained estranged, each believing the other a traitor to their family's faith. This tragic memoir is a rich, moving family portrait as well as an objective historical account of the rupture between Jews and Catholics.—Publisher
ContentsPrologue: Sorrow in Search of Memory
  1. Departing
  2. Crossing Over
  3. Crucible
  4. Providence
  5. Harbingers 
  6. Exile
  7. Breach
  8. Flight
  9. Sanctuary
  10. Betrayals
  11. Path of Sorrow
  12. Samaritans
  13. Death and Resurrection
  14. Ascension
  15. Reunion
  16. Disarmed
  17. "Jew Priest"
  18. Revisiting
  19. Memoria Passionis
  20. Mourning
  21. Remembrance
Physical Description xviii, 327 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherNew York : Viking
  • Includes bibliographical references
RecognitionGifted by Lucien Lieberman in honour of Max Meyer