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Gorman, Erna
While other children played : a hidden child remembers the Holocaust / Erna Gorman ; edited by Barbara J. Kriigel ; foreword by Sidney M. Bolkosky
Dearborn, MI : Voice/Vison Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive, University of Michigan-Dearborn, c2010
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 Faculty authors/1st floor  D804.3 .G672 2010    AVAILABLE
Faculty author: Barbara J. Kriigel & Sidney M. Bolkosky
 Voice/Vision Archive  D804.3 .G672 2010 c.2  ASK CURATOR
Subject Gorman, Erna
Subject(s) Hidden children (Holocaust) -- Ukraine
Jewish children in the Holocaust -- Ukraine
Jewish children in the Holocaust -- Poland
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Ukraine
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland
Holocaust survivors -- United States -- Biography
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Psychological aspects
Holocaust survivors -- Mental health
Holocaust survivors -- Psychology
Persecution -- Psychological aspects
Physical Description 191 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm
Note Both copies are signed by the author
Summary Trapped in Poland at the outbreak of the war, Erna Blitzer Gorman and her family were moved from one ghetto to another. When a Ukrainian farmer agreed to hide the small family in his hayloft, no one dreamed that they would be there for almost two years. When the Russians liberated the area, the family was forced to leave their hiding place and join the advancing army. After the tragic death of Erna's mother, the girls and their father struggled for survival and to get home to France. Erna never spoke of her experiences to anyone for almost forty years until she heard a stranger's words of hate on the television. Faced with long-repressed memories, Erna had to learn how to cope with her past
NOTE Faculty author: Barbara J. Kriigel & Sidney M. Bolkosky
Alternate Author Kriigel, Barbara J
Bolkosky, Sidney M

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