The Hidden Package

By Claire Baum and Carolyne Van Der Meer

The Azrieli Series of Holocaust Survivor Memoirs

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When I opened the parcel, I was confronted with the past, memories long forgotten. The letters and drawings described happy as well as sad moments while Ollie and I were in hiding and separated from Mam and Pap. This package was our diary from 1942 to 1945.

Almost forty years after the end of the war, Claire Baum opens a package from a stranger in Rotterdam, unleashing a flood of repressed memories from her childhood. As Claire delves into her past, she uncovers the personal sacrifice and bravery of her parents, the Dutch resistance and the families that selflessly gave shelter to her and her sister, Ollie. The Hidden Package portrays Claire’s years spent in hiding and pays tribute to all those who played a part in saving her life and ensuring a future for the next generations of her family.

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Publication Date: August 15, 2014

Reading Age: Adult

Genre: Adult Nonfiction

Product Format: Paperback

Pages: 132

ISBN: 9781897470473

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