Bending Toward the Sun A Mother and Daughter Memoir A miraculous lesson in courage and recovery Bending Toward the Sun tells the story of a unique family bond forged in the wake of brutal terror Weaving together the voices of three generations of wome
A miraculous lesson in courage and recovery, Bending Toward the Sun tells the story of a unique family bond forged in the wake of brutal terror Weaving together the voices of three generations of women, Leslie Gilbert Lurie and her mother, Rita Lurie, provide powerful and inspiring evidence of the resilience of the human spirit, relevant to every culture in every cornA miraculous lesson in courage and recovery, Bending Toward the Sun tells the story of a unique family bond forged in the wake of brutal terror Weaving together the voices of three generations of women, Leslie Gilbert Lurie and her mother, Rita Lurie, provide powerful and inspiring evidence of the resilience of the human spirit, relevant to every culture in every corner of the world By turns unimaginably devastating and incredibly uplifting, this firsthand account of survival and psychological healing offers a strong, poignant message of hope in our own uncertain times Rita Lurie was five years old when she was forced to flee her home in Poland to hide from the Nazis From the summer of 1942 to mid 1944, she and fourteen members of her family shared a nearly silent existence in a cramped, dark attic, subsisting on scraps of raw food Young Rita watched helplessly as first her younger brother then her mother died before her eyes Motherless and stateless, Rita and her surviving family spent the next five years wandering throughout Europe, waiting for a country to accept them The tragedy of the Holocaust was only the beginning of Rita s story.Decades later, Rita, now a mother herself, is the matriarch of a close knit family in California Yet in addition to love, Rita unknowingly passes to her children feelings of fear, apprehension, and guilt Her daughter Leslie, an accomplished lawyer, media executive, and philanthropist, began probing the traumatic events of her mother s childhood to discover how Rita s pain has affected not only Leslie s life and outlook but also her own daughter, Mikaela s A decade long collaboration between mother and daughter, Bending Toward the Sun reveals how deeply the Holocaust remains in the hearts and minds of survivors, influencing even the lives of their descendants It also sheds light on the generational reach of any trauma, beyond the initial victim Drawing on interviews with the other survivors and with the Polish family who hid five year old Rita, this book brings together the stories of three generations of women mother, daughter, and granddaughter to understand the legacy that unites, inspires, and haunts them all.
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Bending Toward the Sun: A Mother and Daughter Memoir ¦ Leslie Gilbert-Lurie Rita Lurie 425 Leslie Gilbert-Lurie Rita Lurie
Title: Bending Toward the Sun: A Mother and Daughter Memoir ¦ Leslie Gilbert-Lurie Rita Lurie