Monday, January 17, 2011

The Story Behind The Story Behind The Story

The Washington Post Magazine writes about how the discovery of my mother's childhood diary led to a 1998 article in that newspaper, which led to a series of reunions among my mother and six of her German classmates, which led me to discover my mother's poesiealbum, which led me to write a book about it.  Read it here

Mom (top row, right) and her classmates from the Jewish School for Girls (Hamburg) at their first reunion, 2000, Silver Spring, Maryland.  Thanks to Ira Kohlman for this photograph.