Rita Lurie and Leslie Gilbert-Lurie /MBMS Parent University Book Club

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Rita Lurie and Leslie Gilbert-Lurie

Authors of Bending Toward the Sun

For MBMS Parent University Book Club on November 7th at MBMS

The South Bay Families Connected Book Club discussion will feature the mother and daughter authors Leslie Gilbert-Lurie and Rita Lurie who will discuss their book Bending Toward the Sun.

About Bending Towards the Sun:  A beautifully written family memoir, Bending Toward the Sun explores an emotional legacy--forged in the terror of the Holocaust--that has shaped three generations of lives. Leslie Gilbert-Lurie tells the story of her mother, Rita, who like Anne Frank spent years hiding from the Nazis, and whose long-hidden pain shaped both her daughter and granddaughter's lives. Bringing together the stories of three generations of women, Bending Toward the Sun reveals how deeply the Holocaust lives in the hearts and minds of survivors and their descendants.

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Event date: 
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
1501 N. Redondo Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Bending Toward the Sun: A Mother and Daughter Memoir Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780061776724
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 7th, 2010

A beautifully written family memoir, Bending Toward the Sun explores an emotional legacy--forged in the terror of the Holocaust--that has shaped three generations of lives. Leslie Gilbert-Lurie tells the story of her mother, Rita, who like Anne Frank spent years hiding from the Nazis, and whose long-hidden pain shaped both her daughter and granddaughter's lives.