Bending Toward the Sun

A Mother and Daughter Memoir

by Leslie Gilbert-Lurie and Rita Lurie

Hardcover, 357 pages, Harpercollins, List Price: $25.99 | purchase

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Bending Toward the Sun
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A Mother and Daughter Memoir
Author
Leslie Gilbert-Lurie and Rita Lurie

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The author describes the traumatic events of her mother's childhood in Poland as her mother and her family hid from the Nazis in a farmhouse attic and discusses how her mother's efforts to overcome a legacy of fear and guilt has affected her own life.