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Virtual Book Talk: To Meet In Hell
June 23, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
To Meet in Hell follows Glyn Hughes, a high-ranking British officer, and Rachel Genuth, a teenager from the Hungarian provinces, as they navigate their respective forms of hell during the final, brutal year of the Second World War.
Their stories converge before the war’s end, in Bergen-Belsen, where Hughes finds himself responsible for an unprecedented situation: 25,000 of 60,000 war-ravaged inmates are in need of immediate hospitalization. Rachel is among those at death’s door. Their narratives tell a larger story—about the suffering of the victims, the struggles of liberators who strove to save lives, and about the human capacity for fortitude and redemption.
You can purchase a copy of the book here.
About the speaker:
Dr Bernice Lerner is the former dean of adult learning at Hebrew College and a senior scholar at Boston University’s Center for Character and Social Responsibility.
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4. The event will be recorded for the Library’s YouTube channel and will be shared at a later date.Book now
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