Beneath White Stars: Holocaust Profiles in Poetry by Holly Mandelkern,Byron Marshall

By Holly Mandelkern,Byron Marshall

Original narrative poems, historic money owed, with black and white, pen and ink illustrations.

Beneath White Stars good points Holly's narrative poetry approximately genuine humans from the Holocaust whom she has recognized in my opinion or whose tales she has taught. Melding old aspect and willing insights with the grace of poetry, she brings to lifestyles a large choice of people suffering opposed to the horrors of the Holocaust. In those pages young children are despatched from domestic to stand new lands by myself, adolescents probability their lives to withstand in ghettos and forests, prisoners upward push above the miseries of ghettos and focus camps via paintings, and diplomats and clergy hire their wiles to avoid wasting all these they could.
Brief biographical sketches, maps, and a personalised timeline extra animate those brave participants. (NOTE: during this book model, the reference maps and the illustrations firstly of every bankruptcy are in color.)

Illuminated through Byron Marshall's black and white, pen and ink drawings, Beneath White Stars: Holocaust Profiles in Poetry opens a special window on shiny lighting that shone even within the darkest of times.

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