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The escape artist, Helen Fremont

Label
The escape artist
Title
The escape artist
Statement of responsibility
Helen Fremont
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Helen Fremont's bestselling memoir, After Long Silence, published in 1991 and still very much in print, vividly recounts her discovery in adulthood that her parents were not Catholics, as she thought (having herself been raised in that faith), but Jewish Holocaust survivors living invented lives. Not even their names were their own. In her frank, moving, and often surprisingly funny new memoir, Fremont delves even deeper into the family dynamic that produced such a startling devotion to secret-keeping. She begins her story with the discovery that she has been disinherited in her mother's will, her existence as a member of the family erased, and she writes with unflinching candor about growing up in a household whose members were devoted to hiding the truth. The younger and infinitely more pliant of two sisters, she was affected from early childhood by her family's obsessive focus on the unsteady mental health of her older sister, Lara, and by their alternating bouts of pushing away and demanding loyalty from her, all in service to supporting deep-seated family myths"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fremont, Helen
Dewey number
  • 940.53/18092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
E184.37.F74
LC item number
A4 2020
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fremont, Helen
  • Fremont, Helen
  • Children of Holocaust survivors
  • HISTORY / United States / General
Label
The escape artist, Helen Fremont
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1105940046
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Gallery Books hardcover edition.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9781982113612
Lccn
2019022576
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1105940046
Label
The escape artist, Helen Fremont
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1105940046
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Gallery Books hardcover edition.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9781982113612
Lccn
2019022576
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1105940046

Library Locations

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      42.557534 -71.1639979
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