• Into the Forest

  • A Holocaust Story of Survival, Triumph, and Love
  • By: Rebecca Frankel
  • Narrated by: Natalie Pela
  • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (260 ratings)

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Into the Forest

By: Rebecca Frankel
Narrated by: Natalie Pela
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Publisher's summary

This program features a bonus chapter of the author's preliminary research interviews with the sisters featured in the book.

"An uplifting tale, suffused with a karmic righteousness that is, at times, exhilarating." —Wall Street Journal 

Rebecca Frankel's Into the Forest is a gripping story of love, escape, and survival, from wartime Poland to a wedding in Connecticut.

In the summer of 1942, the Rabinowitz family narrowly escaped the Nazi ghetto in their Polish town by fleeing to the forbidding Bialowieza Forest. They miraculously survived two years in the woods—through brutal winters, Typhus outbreaks, and merciless Nazi raids—until they were liberated by the Red Army in 1944. After the war, they trekked across the Alps into Italy, where they settled as refugees before eventually immigrating to the United States.

During the first ghetto massacre, Miriam Rabinowitz rescued a young boy named Philip by pretending he was her son. Nearly a decade later, a chance encounter at a wedding in Brooklyn would lead Philip to find the woman who saved him. And to discover her daughter Ruth was the love of his life. 

From a little-known chapter of Holocaust history, one family’s inspiring true story.

A Macmillan Audio production from St. Martin's Press

©2021 Rebecca Frankel (P)2021 Macmillan Audio

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