By Alice Rene
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""Her skill to authentically trap the bewilderment and ache of dislocation via a kid's eyes together with the disharmony in her rapid kinfolk makes for enticing studying that would resonate with teenagers everywhere.""
-Beth B. Cohen, Ph.D., writer of Case Closed: Holocaust Survivors in the United States, 1946-1954
Six-year-old Ilse watches Nazi squaddies march down her road in Vienna, Austria. it's the starting of an odyssey that would take her to Riga, Latvia, and at last to Portland, Oregon. changing into Alice chronicles her Jewish family's harrowing break out and fight as immigrants to slot into the yankee panorama. The extra difficulties of starting to be up inside a family members cloud her formative years and early life.
Ilse alterations her identify to Alice. now not until eventually she strikes right into a boarding condominium in Berkeley, surrounded via ladies from a patchwork of cultures, does she make peace along with her actual identification. changing into Alice brilliantly showcases Rene's conquer adversity, id drawback, and the occasionally debilitating energy of relations ties."
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