Upon the Head of the Goat: A Childhood in Hungary 1939-1944 Topics for Discussion

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What was the Zionist Club? What did they attempt to do?

Describe the cultural differences and tension between the Ukrainians and Hungarians at the start of the book.

How does Piri draw strength and inspiration from Babi and her wisdom? What specific pieces of wisdom from Babi does Piri discuss?

Describe the circumstances of Lujza's death.

Explain the meaning of the book's title, Upon the Head of a Goat, and how it relates to Jews and the Holocaust.

Could Mother have done anything differently to better the family's outcome? How does regret factor in to Mother's tragic story?

Why is Lajos taken away by policemen?

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