1920s Poland 1940s New York 1960s Miami Driven by cataclysmic events, Paper Children encompasses three generations of women, their passion for life and the secret histoty of pain that follows them.
Paulina, a privileged young woman who is part of Warsaw society, finds herself faced with the dilemma of family or marital loyalty. From a distance she finds herself torn as the Nazis tighten their grip on Poland. Driven by anger, her daughter, Sarah, a photographer, make critical choices after witnessing the Displaced Person's camps in Europe in the wake of WWII. She forges a life of independence. Mimi, Sarah's daughter, a vulnerable young woman, uses her curiosity about her family and the Holocaust to create a truth for herself.
This exquisitely researched novel based on personal family history and treasured letters reflects post-war life for people forced to begin again.show more