The Boy on the Wooden Box - Prologue and Chapters 1-2 Summary & Analysis

Leon Leyson
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Prologue. In 1965, the author attended a reunion of a group of Jews who were rescued from the Holocaust by Oskar Schindler. The author, who was then thirty-five and a teacher in America, worried that Schindler would not remember him, but was pleased when he did. The writer decided to write this book so that the public would not forget what Schindler did for him and others like him.

Chapter 1. The author, born Leib Lejzon, was born in the small village of Narewka in Poland. The author, Leyson, was the youngest of five children. When he was young, the factory where his father worked was moved to Krakow, forcing his father to live in the city the majority of the time. In a few years, he would also bring his son, Hershel, to the city to work in the factory with him...

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