The Tiger in the Attic : Memories of the Kindertransport and Growing Up English
By: Milton, Edith.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008Description: 1 online resource (256 p.).ISBN: 9780226529486.Subject(s): Jewish children - England - Biography | Jews, German - England - Biography | Milton, Edith | Refugee children - England - BiographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Tiger in the Attic : Memories of the Kindertransport and Growing Up EnglishDDC classification: 940.53/18/092 | 940.5318092 LOC classification: DS135.E6 | M558 2008Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Getting There; Eggs; The Second Year of the War; Leeds; Down in the Forest; Mutti and Pappi; The Tiger in the Attic; Jesus and Me; Dried Eggs and Puberty; War and Peace; Saint Bride's; Leaving; Ocean Crossing; Chamber Music; Understanding Mother; Weather
In 1939, on the eve of Hitler's invasion of Poland, seven-year-old Edith Milton (then Edith Cohn) and her sister Ruth left Germany by way of the Kindertransport, the program which gave some 10,000 Jewish children refuge in England. The two were given shelter by a jovial, upper-class British foster family with whom they lived for the next seven years. Edith chronicles these transformative experiences of exile and good fortune in The Tiger in the Attic, a touching memoir of growing up as an outsider in a strange land. In this illuminating chronicle, Edith describes how she st
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