Maybe Esther: A Family Story by Katja Petrowskaja

Maybe Esther: A Family Story

Katja Petrowskaja with Shelley Frisch (Translator)

272 pages first pub 2014 (editions)

nonfiction history memoir emotional informative reflective slow-paced


An inventive, unique, and extraordinarily moving debut memoir that pieces together the fascinating story of one woman's family across twentieth-century Russia, Ukraine, Poland, and Germany.Katja Petrowskaja wanted to create a kind of family tree, ...

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