Sala's Gift: My Mother's Holocaust Story (Paperback)
My Mother's Holocaust Story
Free Press, 9781416541707, 300pp.
Publication Date: June 12, 2007
Praise For Sala's Gift: My Mother's Holocaust Story…
"Kirschner allows her mother's poignant story to emerge from these
heartbreaking missives, filling in the gaps with a dignified, quietly eloquent
connecting narrative...[an] incredible journey through hell and back."
-- Kirkus (starred review)
"Sala Kirschner spent five years as a slave in Nazi camps as a teen. Now her
daughter has gathered Sala's vintage snapshots and the letters that reached
her in the camps into a moving volume."
"Evidence of humanity in the face of terrible conditions and of the religious
faith and ritual that persisted despite the Nazi campaign to eliminate the
-- The New York Times Book Review
"Sala's unique, stirring end-of-life gift are the letters and photos she
received from her sister Raizel when Sala was a slave laborer.... A touching,
interesting, and valuable history, one in which the personalities of the
principals shine through the wretchedness."
-- Jewish Book World