Review: I HAVE LIVED A THOUSAND YEARS by Livia Bitton-Jackson

lived-a-thousand-yearsMegan from Leafing Through Life has posted a review of I Have Lived a Thousand Years:  Growing Up in the Holocaust by Livia Bitton-Jackson.  Here’s a snippet:

I Have Lived a Thousand Years is Livia Bitton-Jackson’s (born Elli Friedmann) memoir of growing up during the Holocaust. Her story begins as the Nazis invade Budapest. Shortly thereafter, Elli and her family are forced into a ghetto which then leads to their imprisonment and forced labor in a seemingly endless litany of concentration camps.

Read the entire review here.

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  1. I had to read this book for an English assignment and it was amazing. It’s hard to imagine what the Jews actually went through during the holocaust and this is a very in depth book about the challenges and injustices the Jews faced.

  2. this book is breath taking! i cried reading it, it was that good.

  3. I’ve heard that this book is powerful and I hope to read it at some point. Thanks for stopping by!

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