Finding the Words

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finding-the-words-coverFinding the Words

by Inge Israel

Memoir
ISBN 13: 978-1-927079-40-9
ISBN 10: 1-927079-40-3
$19.95 Cdn & US/trade paperback
176 Pages
6″ x 9″

In this poignant book, the author has blended memories with her thoughts, interests and passions. Her cosmopolitan story ranges from Siberia a hundred years ago, where her parents met in unusual circumstances, through the turbulent inter-war years in Germany and France, on to life in Ireland and eventually, Canada, interspersed with stays, long and short, in many countries around the world.

An engaging account of a family torn from one country after another, keeping just ahead of Hitler’s troops and his ultimate solution. Most of the story is told in the pure, clear voice of a girl you will love. It’s no surprise that she became a poet: she’s attentive to detail, humourous, smart, unstoppable. Her insights ring from page to page like small glass bells. As a child, I would have loved to have been her best friend. For any reader, she becomes that and more in the pages of this book. − Lorna Crozier, Poet

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