In Hiding

By Marguerite Élias Quddus and Naomi Azrieli and Elizabeth Lasserre

The Azrieli Series of Holocaust Survivor Memoirs

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I’m ready, but I’m overcome with sadness. Mama hugs us and kisses us: “Goodbye, children! Go, and don’t look back….”

Two little girls, Marguerite and her older sister, Henriette, hear these last words from their mother and know that they must forget everything that is familiar about their former lives in Paris. With new Catholic identities, the sisters are taken from farm to farm and convent to convent where they learn how to remain silent, how to pretend, how to lie in order to survive. Beautifully illustrated by the author, In Hiding offers us rare and poignant insight into a young child’s view of her world at war.

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Publication Date: August 31, 2013

Reading Age: Adult

Genre: Adult Nonfiction

Product Format: Paperback

Pages: 256

ISBN: 9781897470367

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