Book Description: A national bestseller. Helen Fremont was raised Roman Catholic and discovered in her mid-thirties that her parents were, in fact, Jewish Holocaust survivors.  Driven to uncover their roots, Fremont and her sister pieced together an astonishing story: of Siberian Gulags and Italian royalty, of concentration camps and buried lives.  The memoir tells the gripping story of how her parents survived the Holocaust, and also the story of how she and her sister discovered the truth of their heritage.

Genre(s): Memoir

Author: Helen Fremont is the author of the national bestseller After Long Silence.  Her works of fiction and nonfiction have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards, Ploughshares, and The Harvard Review.  A graduate of the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers, she has been a teaching fellow at both Bread Loaf and the Radcliffe Institute.  She was a scholar in the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis University and worked as a public defender in Boston, where she now lives with her wife.

Format: Paperback

Date of Drawing: April 26

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