Journal of H�l�ne Berr

ISBN-10: 1602860645
ISBN-13: 9781602860643
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Publisher: Perseus Books Group
Publication date: 11/11/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

"The Journal of Helene Berr is the story of a heroic young woman whose indomitable spirit thrived in the face of prejudice and war." "From April 1942 to February 1944, Helene Berr, a recent graduate of the Sorbonne, kept a journal of her life in Nazi-occupied Paris, seeking refuge from the harsh realities of being a Jew under the Vichy regime. With her friends and fellow students, Helene plays the violin and escapes the everyday in what she calls the "selfish magic" of English literature and poetry. Although she comes from a privileged and sophisticated family - her father is a decorated French officer of the First World War and the distinguished director of a large chemical company - she begins to be assailed by anxieties. With difficulty, Helene keeps to what routine she can: studying, reading, enjoying the beauty of Paris, and looking after the children of arrested Jewish families." "Helene writes of literature, music, love, and the beauty of her city, striving to remain calm and rational even as tragedy closes in. But as anti-Semitic ordinances are passed and rumors of mass exterminations surface, we bear witness to the shift in Helene's world and inner life." "In 1944, Helene and her parents were arrested and sent to Drancy. On her twenty-third birthday they were taken by train to Auschwitz, where her parents died within six months. Helene was forced to march to Bergen-Belsen, where she died in April 1945, just days before British troops arrived to liberate the camp." "Entrusted by Helene to her family's longtime cook before she was taken away, Helene's journal survived as a family heirloom over the years until her niece recently decided to share it with the world. A devastatingly lucid account of one of history's darkest moments, it has become an instant classic."--BOOK JACKET.

Introduction
Maps
Helene Berr's Paris
The Latin Quarter in 1942
Journal
1942
1943
1944
A Letter from Helene Berr to Her Sister Denise, Written on the Day She Was Arrested
A Stolen Life
France and the Jews
Further Reading
Index
Acronyms and Special Terms
Books Mentioned by Helene Berr
Streets and Places
Personal Names

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