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Alicia Appleman-Jurman Writing Styles in Alicia

Alicia Appleman-Jurman
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Perspective

As an autobiography, there is only one perspective for this tale, and that is the words and thoughts of Alicia Jurman. This horrific story of the fate of Jewish Poles during World War II is captured through the eyes of a young girl who experienced firsthand the systematic murder of each family member, until only she was left. Determined to survive and tell her story, Alicia traveled through Poland, using her wits and stubbornness to adapt to whatever situation into which she was thrust. Her opinions of the Nazis, the Russians, the polish collaborators, and the Ukrainians are clear, as she navigates among all of these groups, often disguising her identity in order to meld into her geographic location. From grief to rage and final acceptance, Alicia moves through her early adolescent years, bearing unimaginable horrors and tragedies, and yet remaining focused on the goal of survival and...

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