Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

18/9/2006

A family tree watered by tears

Daniel Mendelsohn’s meditative family memoir The Lost is, as its subtitle indicates, a search for six of the 6 million Eastern European Jews who died in the Holocaust: the brother, sister-in-law and four nieces of the author’s maternal grandfather who stayed behind in the ancestral Polish-Ukraine town of Bolechow while the rest of the family left for America. for more click here

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