Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story Characters

Lila Perl
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Marion Blumenthal Lazan

Four Perfect Pebbles is Marion Blumenthal Lazan's memoir of life in Nazi Germany and Nazi-occupied Holland during World War II where she and her family were placed in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp along with tens of thousands of other Jews and racial and ethnic minorities. Marion was only a child at the time and spent all of ages nine and ten in Bergen-Belsen. Marion has compared her story to that of Anne Frank's had Frank lived. Frank and Marion both lived in Westerbork in Holland for some time and while Marion survived, Frank died of Typhus in 1945 just like Walter, Marion's father.

Marion grew up in Hoya, Germany with her older brother Albert and her parents, Ruth and Walter. Walter ran a story that he used to support his family. When Hitler came to power, they experienced increasingly greater discrimination leading Walter to try and get...

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