by Rachel Josefowitz Siegel

Letters Hoarded for a Lifetime

Ann Kirschner takes us into a world of determination and resilience in Sala’s Gift: My Mother’s Holocaust Story (Free Press, $26). Her mother, Sala Garncarz, survived five years in seven different labor camps, and managed to save a cache of letters and postcards written by 80 different people. These letters form the basis for this magnificent account.

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