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Bending Toward the Sun : A Mother and Daughter Memoir,9780061776724

Bending Toward the Sun : A Mother and Daughter Memoir

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Reprint
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9780061776724

ISBN10:
0061776726
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/7/2010
Publisher(s):
Harpercollins
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Summary

From Holocaust survivor Rita Lurie and her daughter, Leslie, comes this beautiful dual memoir of a unique family bond, forged in the wake of a brutal terror.

Author Biography

Leslie Gilbert-Lurie has served as president of the Los Angeles County Board of Education. Formerly an executive at NBC, where she worked on such hit shows as Cheers, Family Ties, Saved by the Bell, and The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Gilbert-Lurie lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two children.

Table of Contents

Prologuep. 1
In Mom's Voice (1937-1960)
Childhood, Interruptedp. 11
Stashik Is Comingp. 27
Safe for the Momentp. 34
Where Is God?p. 45
Far from Normalp. 52
Good-bye Urzejowicep. 61
Una Situazione Molto Gravep. 72
A Taste of Freedomp. 80
The Greenhornsp. 92
But We Just Got Used to It Herep. 101
Utterly Demoralizedp. 114
I Might Even Marry Himp. 128
A Wonderful Motherp. 143
My Own Voice (1960-1997)
On My Watchp. 157
Bread Crumbsp. 163
Magical Distractionsp. 170
I Do Understandp. 175
Sunday Inquisitionsp. 179
Time to Say "I Love You"p. 186
A Word Gamep. 193
Society of Overachieving Offspring of Holocaust Survivorsp. 199
Team Leahp. 207
"Just Jump"p. 216
It's Not That Kind of Thingp. 225
Inside NBCp. 231
The Most Beautiful Woman in the Atticp. 237
Water Your Gardenp. 259
The Present I Needed to Appreciatep. 269
A Joint Venture (1997-2008)
Maybe I Should Write Itp. 283
Feelings of a Deprived Childp. 301
I Tried My Bestp. 307
Ma of the Grandp. 315
A Deluxe Buffetp. 321
Mikaela: Different from Other Kids My Agep. 328
Rita: Lessons to Be Learnedp. 333
The Abyssp. 337
Legacyp. 347
Acknowledgmentsp. 353
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