Lightning and Ashes by John Guzlowski

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Published by Steel Toe Books .

Written in English

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  • General,
  • Historical - Holocaust,
  • Biography & Autobiography : Historical - Holocaust,
  • Poetry / General,
  • Poetry

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages96
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Open LibraryOL8582021M
ISBN 100974326453
ISBN 109780974326450

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Lightning And Ashes is not an easy book. Like "lightning," it lights up the sky in shocking flashes. Where it lands it may burn what it strikes, leaving ashes in its wake. Death by war, torture, famine, depression: these are the topics relentlessly faced by the author, himself tragically familiar with these experiences through his parents 5/5(15).

Lightning and Ashes book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. a verse memoir about the author's parents' experiences in a Nazi /5. John Guzlowski's book, Lightning and Ashes, chronicles the lives of Guzlowski's parents in WWII and post-WWII Europe, where his mother and father were placed in labor camps and later filed away as Displaced Persons before eventually immigrating to The United States, where many of.

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Full disclosure--this book was published by Steel Toe Books, which later published my second book of poems, Blue Collar Eulogies. That being said, Guzlowski's "Lightning and Ashes" is THE reason why I approached Steel Toe Books in the first place.5/5.

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This the title of the best book I've ever read about the Displaced Persons Camps in Germany after the war. It focuses on the Polish DP camp at Wildflecken. It's written by Kathryn Hulme who was the UN director of the camp and also a fine writer. Her most famous book was The Nun's Story which was made into a classic film starring Audrey Hepburn.

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Lightning and Ashes is an important literary account of the Holocaust of Polish Catholics. Guzlowski restores the voices of its forgotten survivors. He truly is a follower of La Rochefoucauld’s maxim that “it is better to light a candle than to.

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