But You Did Not Come Back

by Marceline Loridan-Ivens | Biographies & Memoirs |
ISBN: 0670070114 Global Overview for this book
Registered by LFLHunter of Burlington, Ontario Canada on 9/29/2023
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Journal Entry 1 by LFLHunter from Burlington, Ontario Canada on Friday, September 29, 2023
My Review: Unique Memoir as it it written as if it was written to the author's Father, whom she lost. This book is not only about the Holocaust events, but the aftermath physically and emotionally on her and other family members of her family. Small but mighty book.

Google Books: Marceline Loridan-Ivens was just fifteen when she was arrested by the Vichy government's militia, along with her father. He prepared her for the worst, telling her that he would not return. They were soon separated. The three kilometres between her father in Auschwitz and herself in Birkenau were an insurmountable distance, and yet he managed to send her a small note via an electrician in the camp - a sign of life.
In But You Did Not Come Back, Marceline writes a letter to the father she would never know as an adult, to the man whose death enveloped her whole life. Her testimony is a haunting and challenging reminder of one of the worst crimes humanity has ever seen, and an affecting personal story of a woman whose life was shattered and never totally rebuilt.

Journal Entry 2 by LFLHunter at LFL - Turner Dr. in Burlington, Ontario Canada on Tuesday, December 19, 2023

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