Thoughts on: Displaced Persons by Ghita Schwarz
4 Stars , Fiction , Historical Fiction , Latest Posts / September 1, 2011

About: “Displaced Persons” by Ghita Schwartz is a fictional book which follows a group of holocaust survivors from their liberation to the twilight of their life.  This is a moving narrative of people with no country and no home. 352 pages Publisher: William Morrow ISBN: 0061881902 The pub­lisher has made avail­able one (1) copy of “Displaced Persons” to be given out– enter at the end of the post. My rating for Displaced Persons – 4 Buy & Save on “Displaced Persons” through the ManOfLa­Book affil­i­ate account on: Ama­zon  | Kin­dle |Book Depos­i­tory US | Book Depos­i­tory UK Thoughts: “Displaced Persons” by Ghita Schwartz (website) is a post World War II survival story. An evocative novel which follows holocaust survivors for decades after their liberation. The content of the story is very interesting and thought provoking. What I found most interesting is how, living through decades after being liberated, the world treats the survivors differently. The perspective is not only that of the survivors themselves, but also of the society around them. That is the aspect of the book I liked the most, society has not treated the survivors generously as we might like to imagine. For many years they were seen as…

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