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By Alice Rene

"""Strongly instructed a deftly written memoir that might carry the reader's rapt awareness from commencing to end.""
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""Her skill to authentically seize the bewilderment and ache of dislocation via a kid's eyes together with the disharmony in her quick kinfolk makes for enticing examining that would resonate with teens everywhere.""
-Beth B. Cohen, Ph.D., writer of Case Closed: Holocaust Survivors in the United States, 1946-1954
Six-year-old Ilse watches Nazi squaddies march down her highway in Vienna, Austria. it's the starting of an odyssey that would take her to Riga, Latvia, and eventually to Portland, Oregon. turning into Alice chronicles her Jewish family's harrowing break out and fight as immigrants to slot into the yankee panorama. The further difficulties of turning out to be up inside a bothered relations cloud her formative years and youth.
Ilse alterations her identify to Alice. now not till she strikes right into a boarding condominium in Berkeley, surrounded via women from a patchwork of cultures, does she make peace together with her real id. changing into Alice brilliantly showcases Rene's conquer adversity, id predicament, and the occasionally debilitating strength of kin ties."

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