Alicia. Memoirs of a Survivor Alicia Appleman-Jurman

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Alicia. Memoirs of a Survivor Alicia Appleman-Jurman

In 1935, Alicia is living in the East Polish town of Buczacz. Although brought up in an atmosphere of anti-Semitism, nothing could have prepared her for the Russian invasion of Poland and the full horror of the Nazi Occupation. After losing her entire family to the Nazis at the age of thirteen, Alicia Appleman-Jurman went on to sace the lives of thousands of Jews, offering them her own courage and hope in a time of upheaval and tragedy. Not since The Diary of Anne Frank has a young voice so vividly expressed the capacity for humanity and heroism in the face of Nazi brutality. ‘Profoundly observed… remarkably lived… ferocious bravery.’ New York Times