Words to Outlive Us
accounts--follows the fate of the Warsaw Jews from the first bombardments
of the Polish capital to the razing of the Jewish district: the frantic
exchange of apartments as the walls first go up; the daily battle against
starvation and disease; the moral ambiguities confronting Jewish
bureaucracies under Nazi rule; the ingenuity of smugglers; and the acts of
resistance. Stunning in their immediacy, these urgent accounts challenge us
to imagine the unimaginable.