A FIFTY YEAR SILENCE
Miranda Richmond Mouillot
The cover is a picture of a loving couple but the deep secret is what happened to them. World War ll was devastating to all the people involved trying to escape the Nazi occupied France.
I wonder how many families lived through this and had such bad night mares from this horrible ordeal.
Miranda grandmother was a physician and her grandfather an interpreter at the Nuremberg Trials. Miranda abandons her plans for the future and moves to her grandparents stone home, that is now crumbling ruins; she finds letters, archival materials and of course secondary sources in hopes of finding out the story of her grandparents and what happened between them so long ago that they stopped talking to each other.
Her grandparents gives her bits and pieces but they are getting older and memories are not what they use to be. How hard and even heart breaking this must have been for Miranda to go through because she loved them both very much.
what is even worse is a lot of people don’t believe there even was a Holocaust that these people went through. How sad that they must feel that all the dead Jews and people died so senseless under the hands of a man that was crazy.
I recommend this book highly for those that love history, love stories and a great memoir.
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