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Sunday, February 21 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Mendel’s Daughter: A Graphic Memoir

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Take a journey to prewar Poland and meet my mother, a young girl growing up in the tiny village of Germakivka. See how her world changes into the darker experiences of German occupation, the destruction of her family, of flight into the forest, hiding, survival, and her eventual  escape to freedom.  Travel with me to "modern"-day Germakivka and see what's left of my mother's past.

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Martin Lemelman

Writer/Illustrator, Martin Lemelman
The child of Holocaust survivors, Martin Lemelman was raised in back of a Brooklyn candy store. His graphic memoir, Two Cents Plain: My Brooklyn Boyhood is about that experience. It was selected as one of the Best Memoirs of the Year by Kirkus Reviews. His graphic memoir, Mendel’s... Read More →

Sunday February 21, 2016 4:00pm - 4:50pm EST
Room 117

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