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By Susan J. Gordon

ISBN-10: 0815610661

ISBN-13: 9780815610663

ISBN-10: 0815634439

ISBN-13: 9780815634430

In Because of Eva, an American Jewish lady travels to japanese Europe and Israel to resolve mysteries in her family’s prior via delving into global conflict II and Holocaust heritage. What begun as a possible easy look for "Eva," the aged relative who had signed Gordon's grandfather's demise certificates in ny in the past, grew to become a trip of discovery while Gordon came across her in Tel Aviv. There, she heard Eva’s tales of survival in the course of the Holocaust, in particular in Nazi-occupied Budapest. ultimately, Gordon might retrace Eva’s steps in Budapest and stopover at ancestral cities in Ukraine to undergo witness to the slaughter of complete populations of Jews. Amid remnants of loss and destruction within the small city the place her grandfather used to be born, Gordon additionally exposed information of her family’s global sooner than family members immigrated to the United States. Gordon’s trip into her previous supplied the deep experience of connection and belonging she wanted as an grownup baby of divorce and abuse. Gaining perception approximately her family’s heritage, Gordon reconciles problems with betrayal and loyalty, and eventually reveals her position in Judaism. half memoir, half detective tale, due to Eva is an intimate story of 1 woman’s historical past in the epic sweep of global occasions within the 20th century.

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