Weiss is the son of a Dachau Concentration Camp survivor, yet he never asked about his father's time in Dachau. Perhaps Weiss wanted to forget the years spent fleeing the Nazis. It was only after his mother's death that he determined to find out more about his father's incarceration, and their eight years of hectic flight.. Thus began a quest to discover other relative's whereabouts and fate. . "A monumental work in every sense, Out of Vienna is written with the kind of understatement and attention to detail found in Holocaust works such as The Diary of Anne Frank and Victor Frankel's Man's Search for Meaning. As Weiss focuses on tasks such as helping an elderly grandmother or nursing a sick child in wartime, the dark shadow of the Nazi years is all the more evident. Out of Vienna is a testimony to human endurance. Here is a book you just can't miss." - Portland Press Herald After picking up your fresh produce at the Monument Square Farmer's Market stop by and meet Maine author, Ernie Weiss and support his dedication to sharing his family's story by picking up a copy of his book and have it signed! As always, Longfellow Books events are free and open to the public.
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