Displaced Person

Displaced Person

A Girl's Life in Russia, Germany, and America

eBook - 2006
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In her moving and deeply personal memoir, Ella E. Schneider Hilton chronicles her remarkable childhood -- one that took her from the purges of Stalinist Russia to the refugee camps of Nazi and postwar Germany to the cotton fields of Jim Crow Mississippi before granting her access to the American dream. Despite her hard life as a refugee, Ella finds solace in others and retains her indomitably inquisitive spirit. Throughout her ordeals, she never relinquishes hope or sight of her goal of education. Poignantly and freshly rendered, this is a tale of determination. It is the story of a girl caught up first in the maelstrom of World War II and then in the complexities of American southern culture, adjusting to events beyond her control with resiliency as she searches for faith, knowledge, and a place in the world.
Publisher: [United States] : LSU Press : Made available through hoopla, 2006
ISBN: 9780807152690
0807152692
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Hilton, Angela K.
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