Bel Kaufman Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 16 pages of information about the life of Bel Kaufman.
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"I was born in Berlin, where my father was studying medicine. Russia, however, is the country of my childhood and Russian is my native language."1

"I remember ... the Russian Revolution in Odessa, where we lived: winter famine, chaos on the streets, terror indoors. I remember standing with my mother in a long line ... for our family ration of green bread; green because in the absence of flour, it was made from the dried shells of peas. I remember carefully stepping over a dead body, shot in front of our house and frozen into a grotesque posture. I remember being sent to the Camp for the Children of the Proletariat in order to be eligible for the square inch of meat we were given once a week, and I remember how the children used to separate that meat into its threads to make it last. As for presents, my...

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