If Home is Not Here

November 30, 2011|
If Home is Not Here by Max Borenstein
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Max Borenstein's epic account of surviving as a Polish child born into desperate poverty; a boy who lived in Canada for 10 years but returned to Europe in 1933, the year that Adolf Hitler came to power; and a stateless refugee in 1930s Paris who managed to escape as France fell to the Nazis only to be interned in a Spanish camp, is breathtaking in scope. Rich in details of pre-war life in Poland, France and Canada and life for Jewish refugees in war-time Britain, If Home is Not Here gives rare insights into the experiences of an undocumented Jewish boy who is caught up in political forces beyond his control.
Max Borenstein was born on November 12, 1921, in Warsaw, Poland. After the war, he finally received a Canadian entry permit and arrived in Toronto on June 25, 1947. He and his wife, Min, were married in 1948; they have two children and two grandchildren. After more than 60 years of marriage, Min passed away in 2010. Max Borenstein live...
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Title:If Home is Not Here
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:240 pages, 9 X 6.1 X 0.88 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 9 X 6.1 X 0.88 in
Published:November 30, 2011
Publisher:Azrieli Foundation
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781897470275

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