The Healing Wound: Experiences and Reflections, Germany, 1938-2001

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W. W. Norton & Company, Nov 1, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 386 pages
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One of the most vivid explorations ever of the legacy of Nazism in Germany. No person has examined the lingering evil of Nazism more deeply than Gitta Sereny. As much a work of autobiography as a work of journalism, The Healing Wound spans over sixty years of Sereny's investigations into the darker side of history, from her first encounter with the Nazis at a Nuremberg rally in 1934 at age eleven to her chilling interviews with the highest Nazi officials. The Healing Wound combines political statement with the haunting personal memories of one of the twentieth century's most relentless witnesses.
  

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Reminiscent of the thoughtful writings of Elie Wiesel and Viktor Frankl, these essays by Austrian-born Sereny (Into That Darkness) read at times like short stories connected by the author's quest ... Read full review

Contents

Beginnings i
1
My Friend a Heroine of France
15
Stolen Children 2 5
29
Generation without a Past
53
Colloquy with a Conscience
87
Men Who Whitewash Hitler
135
The Hitler Diaries
162
The Great Globocnik Hunt
194
Private Lives 2 16
216
Leni 2 34
237
The Man Who SaidNo 161
262
Children of the Reich 186
286
The Case of John Demjanjuk
309
A Last Witness to Hitler
358
Note on the Text
373
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Her previous books include Into That Darkness, Albert Speer: His Battle with Truth & most recently Cries Unheard. Born in Vienna, she lives in London.

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