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Irene Butter, Kris Holloway & John Bidwell present Shores Beyond Shores, Wed., June 20 at 7 pm

SHORES BEYOND SHORES: FROM HOLOCAUST TO HOPE

MY TRUE STORY

 BY IRENE BUTTER

WITH CO-AUTHORS KRIS HOLLOWAY & JOHN BIDWELL

 

Irene Butter is one of the few living Holocaust survivors, and Shores Beyond Shores is the story of how she survived. Her childhood, already hemmed in by the restrictions against Jews in occupied Amsterdam, was forever changed when the Dutch police came for her family. Shores Beyond Shores chronicles their  sojourn in a death camp, as Irene struggles to care for her sick parents and others in the camp. Then a chance for  for freedom comes, and their fate becomes dizzyingly uncertain.  The story of  the family's redemption from horror and Irene's new life in the Algerian desert is among the most moving memoirs in recent memory.

Irene Butter has  appeared with the Dalai Lama, Elie Wiesel, Desmond Tutu, and other activists for peace.

Kris Hollowayholds an MPH from the University of Michigan. She is the author of the critically acclaimed Monique and the Mango Rains, a moving portrait of a midwife in Mali, where Kris worked as a Peace Corps volunteer.

John Bidwell is the Executive Director of United Way of Hampshire County, and a branding and marketing consultant. He has lectured and taught at the University of Michigan, UMass, Smith College and Marlboro College.

Event date: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Broadside Bookshop
Shores Beyond Shores: From Holocaust to Hope, My True Story Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781935052708
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: White River Press - December 1st, 2017