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

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W. W. Norton & Company, 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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THE HEALING WOUND: Experiences and Reflections, Germany, 1938-2001

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A witness to German cruelty makes the case that Germans are adequately confronting their past."Germany, always vulnerable to charges of xenophobia, has been forced by history to be Europe's most open ... Read full review

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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 to ... Read full review


Beginnings i
My Friend a Heroine of France
Stolen Children 2 5
Generation without a Past
Colloquy with a Conscience
Men Who Whitewash Hitler
The Hitler Diaries
The Great Globocnik Hunt
Private Lives 2 16
Leni 2 34
The Man Who SaidNo 161
Children of the Reich 186
The Case of John Demjanjuk
A Last Witness to Hitler
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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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