The Lost

The Lost

A Search for Six of Six Million

By Daniel Mendelsohn; Matt Mendelsohn (Photographer)

Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780062277770, 659pp.

Publication Date: November 12, 2013


In this rich and riveting narrative, a writer's search for the truth behind his family's tragic past in World War II becomes a remarkably original epic part memoir, part reportage, part mystery, and part scholarly detective work that brilliantly explores the nature of time and memory, family and history.

About the Author
Daniel Mendelsohn a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and The New Yorker, is the author of the international bestseller The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million. He teaches at Bard College.