This remarkable true story begins in the Polish city of Krakow in 1890 and spans 100 years and four continents.God blessed Lieba and the devout Jewish patriarch Daniel Baldinger with 11 children. This richly textured portrait follows their lives, lives that personify the struggles and hopes of our century, down the decades, through the terrifying years of the Holocaust to the present. Mosaic is compelling storytelling at its best - from the fascinating details of Polish-Jewish culture and the rivalries and dramas of family life, to its moving account of lives torn apart by war and persecution, this an extraordinary story of a family, and of one woman's journey to reclaim her heritage.More
"Although it has the epic sweep and emotional depth of a 19th-century novel, Diane Armstrong's absorbing family memoir centers around the 20th-century Holocaust that consumed the lives of six million European Jews....Her skillful blending of vibrant individual voices across the generations makes this memoir a touching tribute to the healing powers of storytelling as well as to the unquenchable human spirit." (Amazon.com review)
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