Main : history, holocaust, non-fiction, trauma
215 x 137 mm
Naryshkin Park is a place where lovers once walked. On 2 October 1941, it became the site of a mass grave. Rose Zwi deftly weaves together clues from survivors’ accounts, old photographs, official documents and archival research to form a many-layered account of the proud history and tragic destruction of the Jews of Lithuania.
1999 Shortlisted, NSW Premier's General History Award
Winner, Asia Pacific Publishers' Association Award
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‘The lightness of her touch and her transparent desire to heal rifts between people, make her a powerful advocate.’Miriam Cosic, Australian Review of Books
‘It is compelling reading and the imagery so vivid that one is transported...’Alan Torrance, Chadashot
‘Rose Zwi... is a gifted writer and Last Walk is a significant contribution to the record of the event … This contribution to the personal history of the Holocaust an invaluable. Last Walk is not a book to be enjoyed. It is only to be treasured.’Joe Podbray, Financial Mail, South Africa
Table of Contents
2 Exile to Eden
3 Waiting for the Revolution
4 Oaxaca, Mexico
6 Di Deutschen Kumen!
7 Going Home
8 First Witness
10 Leib—A Hero?
11 The Destruction of Zhager
14 Whose Jerusalem?
15 Invitation to Kaddish
16 A Minyan in Vilna
18 Kharaites and Khazars
19 The Road to Zhager
21 Altona’s Story
22 The Heimen Shtetala
23 The Death of Leib
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