Gemma La Guardia Gluck's Story Expanded ed
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Fiorello's Sister by Gemma La Guardia Gluck
Book DescriptionBorn in 1883 in New York City, Gemma La Guardia Gluck was the daughter of an American army bandleader and European mother of aristocratic Italian Jewish lineage. She was the sister of beloved New York City mayor Fiorello La Guardia. Gemma and her Hungarian Jewish husband were living in Budapest in 1944 when Nazi troops stormed the city. The Gestapo arrested her as a political prisoner because she was La Guardia's sister. Gluck recounts the plight of Budapest's Jews, deportation to Mutthausen with her husband, and enslavement at Ravensbruck, a notorious concentration camp for women. With painful sensitivity she chronicles unspeakable evil, kindness at great risk, and courage among women in a prefeminist world. She also recalls her girlhood years spent in the Old West, Native Americans befriended by her mother, international travel with her father, and her brother's ambitions and rise to success. Her story, first published in 1961, has been out of print for decades. This revised edition contains a new prologue, epilogue, photos, and annotated material inspired by recently discovered notes and letters.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780815608615
(216mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Syracuse University Press
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Publish Date: 15-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Gemma La Guardia Gluck
Rochelle G. Saidel is the author of The Jewish Women of Ravensbruck Concentration Camp. She is founder and director of Remember the Women Institute, a non-profit corporation dedicated to supporting research in women's history.
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