Into the Forest

by Rebecca Frankel (Author)
Excerpt

One family’s inspiring true story of love, escape, and survival

"An uplifting tale, suffused with a karmic righteousness that is, at times, exhilarating." Wall Street Journal

"A gripping narrative that reads like a page turning thriller novel." NPR

In the summer of 1942, the Rabinowitz family narrowly escaped the Nazi ghetto in their Polish town by fleeing to the forbidding Bialowieza Forest. They miraculously survived two years in the woods—through brutal winters, Typhus outbreaks, and merciless Nazi raids—until they were liberated by the Red Army in 1944. After the war they trekked across the Alps into Italy where they settled as refugees before eventually immigrating to the United States.

During the first ghetto massacre, Miriam Rabinowitz rescued a young boy named Philip by pretending he was her son. Nearly a decade later, a chance encounter at a wedding in Brooklyn would lead Philip to find the woman who saved him. And to discover her daughter Ruth was the love of his life.

From a little-known chapter of Holocaust history, one family’s inspiring true story.

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DRM Protected
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EPUB
Publication date
September 07, 2021
Publisher
ISBN
9781250267658
Paper ISBN
9781250267641
File size
17 MB