My Heart Is At Ease

Azrieli Foundation
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In June 1942, when twelve-year-old Gerta is deported with her parents to the Theresienstadt ghetto _ the Nazis' deceptive "model Jewish settlement" _ her family helps her cope with the surrounding devastation. Later, alone in Auschwitz, Gerta is determined to survive the unbearable. Her intrepid spirit and keen observation guides her anew through post-war communism to freedom in Canada.
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About the author

Gerta Solan was born in Prague in 1929. After liberation, she returned to Prague, and in 1949 she met and married Paul Seidner (Solan). They lived in Prague until the Soviet invasion in 1968. In Toronto, Gerta worked for the Red Cross, tracing and reuniting families after disasters, until her retirement in 1995. Gerta now lives in Israel.
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Publisher
Azrieli Foundation
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Published on
Sep 1, 2014
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Pages
172
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ISBN
9781897470862
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Historical
History / Modern / 20th Century
Juvenile Nonfiction / Social Topics / Adolescence
Social Science / Jewish Studies
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