The World That We Knew

  • Type: Books
  • By: Alice Hoffman
  • Age Category: Adults
  • Genre: Historical Fiction
  • Recommended by: Sheryl M.
  • ISBN/UPC: 9781501137570
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A Golem and the Holocaust: A tale of motherly love in the darkest of hours.

Before a German mother sends her child to France, she visit’s a rabbi’s daughter who conjures up a mystical creature, a Golem, to protect her on her journey.  Hoffman puts a new twist on the familiar by building on a traditional Jewish fairy tale to tell this heartbreaking yet intriguing story of resistance and resilience.