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    • We Are Here

    • Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust
    • By: Ellen Cassedy
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Ellen Cassedy's longing to recover the Yiddish she'd lost with her mother's death eventually led her to Lithuania, and its capital, Vilnius, once the "Jerusalem of the North." As she prepared for her journey, her uncle, sixty years after he'd left Lithuania in a boxcar, made a shocking disclosure about his wartime experience, and an elderly man from her ancestral town made an unsettling request. Gradually, what had begun as a personal journey broadened into a larger exploration of how the people of this country.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Personal, anecdotal, but a good effort

    • By Arius on 04-15-16

    Regular price: $19.95