"Written in fear and darkness by Jewish children and adolescents, while waiting for death by SS executioners and their accomplices, these extraordinary diaries will resonate in the reader's broken heart for many days and many nights."-Elie Wiesel; "Written with the candor and the guilelessness of youth, these rescued fragments give us newly raw insights into the conditions of life and death during the Holocaust and unvarnished glimpses of individual responses to circumstances of extremity. An important and a poignant collection."-Eva Hoffman, author of The Secret;"I was impressed with the emotional power, the literary subtlety and the historic significance of the work."Joshua Beckman, Hadassah Magazine
Author Biography: Winner of the 2001-02 National Jewish Book Award in the Holocaust category
Winner of the 2001-2 National Jewish Book Award in the Holocaust category.
[D]eserves to become a standard in Holocaust studies . . . These writings will certainly impress themselves on the memories of all readers.