In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer - Irene Gut Opdyke & Jennifer Armstrong

In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer

By Irene Gut Opdyke & Jennifer Armstrong

  • Release Date: 1999-08-17
  • Genre: Biography
In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer book review score

5 Score: 5 (From 169 Ratings)

In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer Irene Gut Opdyke & Jennifer Armstrong Book Review Score: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars

IRENE GUT WAS just 17 in 1939, when the Germans and Russians devoured her native Poland. Just a girl, really. But a girl who saw evil and chose to defy it.

“No matter how many Holocaust stories one has read, this one is a must, for its impact is so powerful.”—School Library Journal, Starred

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User reviews about this book

  • Not as expected

    3
    By traci Olberding
    I thought this book was about Irene's saving of thousands of children but there was no mention of this. Still a good book but not what I expected. At times it was hard to follow
  • Excellent read

    5
    By Srd8307
    I was captivated by the power of one ordinary person. The book is well written and powerful.
  • Amazing

    5
    By Coolchef93
    I had the plesure of getting to know Irene daughter personally ...I was also in the play Irena's vow based on irenes life just wonderful

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