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Let me go
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Published:
New York : Walker & Co., 2004.
Physical Desc:
166 pages ; 20 cm.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 5.6 - AR Pts: 6
Status:
Sacramento Public Library Storage
306.8743 S358 2004
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Helga Schneider was four when her mother suddenly abandoned her family in Berlin in 1941. When she next saw her mother, thirty years later, she learned the shocking reason why. Her mother had joined the Nazi SS and had become a guard in the concentration camps, including Auschwitz, where she was in charge of a "correction" unit and responsible for untold acts of torture.


Nearly thirty more years would pass before their second and final reunion, an emotional encounter in Vienna where her ailing mother, then eighty-seven and unrepentant about her past, was living in a nursing home. Let Me Go is the extraordinary account of that meeting and of their conversation, which powerfully evokes the misery of obligation colliding with the inescapable horror of what her mother has done.

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English
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0802714358 (alk. paper) :
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APA Citation (style guide)

Schneider, H. (2004). Let me go. New York: Walker & Co.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Schneider, Helga. 2004. Let Me Go. New York: Walker & Co.

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Schneider, Helga, Let Me Go. New York: Walker & Co, 2004.

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Schneider, Helga. Let Me Go. New York: Walker & Co, 2004. Print.

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