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The secret Holocaust diaries: the untold story of Nonna Bannister.

Bannister, Nonna, 1927-2004 (Author). Tomlin, Carolyn Ross. (Added Author). George, Denise (Added Author). Gallagher, Rebecca. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781608144716 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1608144712 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 36 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Oasis Audio : 2009.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Rebecca Gallagher.
Summary, etc.:
For half a century, a terrible secret lay hidden, locked in a trunk in an attic... photos, official documents, and scraps of a diary written by a young girl. The time has come when I must share my life story... some facts from the past that could make a contribution, however small it may be, to the history of mankind. The Secret Holocaust Diaries is a haunting eyewitness account of Nonna Lisowskaja Bannister, a remarkable Russian-American woman who saw and survived unspeakable evils as a young girl. For half a century, she kept her story secret while living a normal American life. She locked all her photos, documents, diaries, and dark memories from World War II in a trunk. Late in life, she unlocked the trunk, first for herself, then for her husband, and now for the rest of the world. Nonnas story is one of suffering, torture, and deathbut also of incredible acts of kindness that show the ultimate triumph of faith and love over despair and evil. The Secret Holocaust Diaries is in part a tragedy, yet its also an unforgettable true story about forgiveness, courage, and hope.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Bannister, Nonna, 1927-2004.
World War, 1939-1945 > Women > Ukraine > Kosti͡antynivka (Donet͡sʹka oblastʹ) > Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Children > Ukraine > Kosti͡antynivka (Donet͡sʹka oblastʹ) > Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Prisoners and prisons, German.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Ukraine.
Kosti͡antynivka (Donet͡sʹka oblastʹ, Ukraine) > Biography.

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