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Edith's Book by Edith Velmans

Edith's Book

by Edith Velmans


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In 1940, while the Germans occupied Holland, fourteen-year-old Edith van Hessen was filling her diary with the intimate, carefree details of a typical teenager's life - thoughts about boys, school, her family, her friends, her future. By 1942, as Edith was contemplating her first kiss, the Germans had begun to escalate their war against the Jews. Soon this bright, fun-loving girl was grappling with one of the most unfathomable events in human history.

Edith's family - assimilated Dutch Jews - were caught in the cross fire of the Holocaust, and Edith began a bitter struggle to survive.In this extraordinary work, Edith Velmans weaves together revealing entries from her diaries with reminiscences and letters smuggled between family members during the occupation.

As Edith is hidden in plain sight by a Christian family, we witness how a young woman must deny, bargain with, and finally face the horrors of war - and how, confronting evil as a child, Edith survives to become an extraordinary woman.

Read by Miriam Margolyes.


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  • Published: January 2012
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: E065340
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