From Nazi-occupied Prague to Freedom in America

Peter J. Stein was a witness to history, a keeper of Holocaust memories and teller of its stories. He grew up the child of a Catholic mother and a Jewish father who was forced into slave labor and later disappeared. Nazi-occupied Prague was full of German soldiers everywhere and Peter’s loved ones vanished in mystery and secret. As a 12-year-old immigrant in America, he searched for a new identity that left his past behind.

But as Faulkner tells us, the past is never past. When, as a college professor, a group of students sought his help to challenge a Holocaust teacher, Stein’s memories of his childhood resurfaced. "A Boy’s Journey" makes the past present and carries it into our future so that we do not forget.

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Date:
Monday, November 18, 2019
Time:
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Barbara M. Donnellan Auditorium
Location:
Central Library
Audience:
Events for Adults 18+ Only Good for Adults Age 55+
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Author Talk Lecture
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