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3 November 2010

Lev Raphael: My Germany


Portrait Lev Raphael

Lev Raphael
© Lev Raphael

Lev Raphael is considered one of America’s earliest "Second Generation" writers, publishing fiction that explores the impact of the Holocaust on the children of survivors from the late 1970s onward. Having grown up in a world haunted by secrets and the ghosts of relatives and friends lost in the Holocaust, Lev Raphael decided to confront his family’s past and traveled to Germany. The result is not only his book "My Germany," part travelogue, part detective story, but also a deep affection for the country, new friends, and an urge to return.

When

3 November 2010, 7 pm

Where

Old Building, ground level, Auditorium

Admission

free

Contact

Birgitta Schmidt
Tel: +49 (0)30 259 93 497
Fax: +49 (0)30 259 93 330
b.schmidt[at]jmberlin.de

Chair: Andrew Gross, Freie Universität Berlin

In cooperation with the U.S. Embassy Literature Series

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