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In search of light

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In search of light
Call No: EDUC AZR Ser. 11 SAL (New Arrivals shelf)

Call NumberEDUC AZR Ser. 11 SAL (New Arrivals shelf)
Sub-CollectionEducation Materials
Dates[2019]; ©2019
Statement of ResponsibilityMartha Salcudean.
Creators & ContributorsSalcudean, Martha (author)
Tibori Szabó, Zoltán (contributor)
Gelbart, Dan (contributor)
Kasztner, Rezső Rudolf (related)
Azrieli Foundation (contributor)
Salcudean, Martha (subject)
Summary"Martha Salcudean is ten years old when her childhood comes to an abrupt end. The war has been raging around her for years, but in Northern Transylvania, now a part of Hungary, the atrocities intensify with the Nazi invasion in 1944. Suddenly, Martha and her family are imprisoned in ghettos and surrounded by incomprehensible cruelty. As she and her family are lined up in front of a cattle car train, a split-second decision her father makes changes their fate in an instant—instead of heading to almost certain death in Auschwitz, Martha and her family become destined to be saved by Rudolf Kasztner, a man riskily negotiating with the Nazis. After the war, Martha returns home, only to be caught in the grip of a new Communist dictatorship. Martha's journey in In Search of Light takes her through the darkness of two oppressive regimes to the beginning of freedom in Canada, where she is finally able to choose her own path." —Back cover
Contents
  • Series Preface
  • About the Glossary
  • Introduction / Zoltán Tibori-Szabó
  • Map
  • Foreword / Dan Gelbart
  • Acknowledgements
  • Author's Preface
  • One Bright Light
  • Where to Live
  • The End of My Childhood
  • Into Darkness
  • Respite
  • A Fateful Decision
  • Complicated Situations
  • Defining My Future
  • The Quest to Leave Romania
  • Finally Free
  • Starting My Career
  • The West Coast
  • Grief and Healing
  • Reflection
  • Glossary
  • Photographs
  • Index
Physical Description xl, 184 pages : illustrations, portraits, facsimiles, map ; 23 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
Publisher[Toronto] : The Azrieli Foundation
EditionFirst Edition
NotesIncludes index
AudiencePublisher recommendation: Age 14 and up
RecognitionGifted in 2019 by The Azrieli Foundation