[PDF / Epub] ☉ The Children of Willesden Lane: Beyond the Kindertransport: A Memoir of Music, Love, and Survival By Mona Golabek – 1sm.info

The Children of Willesden Lane: Beyond the Kindertransport: A Memoir of Music, Love, and Survival Based On The True Story Of Her Mother, Mona Golabek Describes The Inspirational Story Of Lisa Jura Golabek S Escape From Nazi Controlled Austria To England On The Famed Kindertransport Jewish Musical Prodigy Lisa Jura Has A Wonderful Life In Vienna But When The Nazis Start Closing In On The City, Life Changes Irreversibly Although He Has Three Daughters, Lisa S Father Is Only Able To Secure One Berth On The Kindertransport The Family Decides To Send Lisa To London So That She May Pursue Her Dreams Of A Career As A Concert Pianist Separated From Her Beloved Family, Lisa Bravely Endures The Trip And A Disastrous Posting Outside London Before Finding Her Way To The Willesden Lane Orphanage.It Is In This Orphanage That Lisa S Story Truly Comes To Life Her Music Inspires The Other Orphanage Children, And They, In Turn, Cheer Her On In Her Efforts To Make Good On Her Promise To Her Family To Realize Her Musical Potential Through Hard Work And Sheer Pluck, Lisa Wins A Scholarship To Study Piano At The Royal Academy As She Supports Herself And Studies, She Makes A New Life For Herself And Dreams Of Reconnecting With The Family She Was Forced To Leave Behind The Resulting Tale Delivers A Message Of The Power Of Music To Uplift The Human Spirit And To Grant The Individual Soul Endurance, Patience, And Peace.


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10 thoughts on “The Children of Willesden Lane: Beyond the Kindertransport: A Memoir of Music, Love, and Survival

  1. says:

    A story that needed to be told, the love of music overcoming the heinous specter of genocide The audio version had piano music inserted at relevant points in the narrative.


  2. says:

    The Children of Willesden Lane Beyond the Kindertransport A Memoir of Music, Love and Survival, by Mona Golabek and Lee Cohen.Lisa Jura was fourteen years old and living in pre World War II Vienna when her parents put her on a Kindertransport train leaving for England Lisa was studying piano, and had hoped to become a concert pianis


  3. says:

    This was a research driven choice I needed to learn , as close to first hand as possible, about the British Kindertransport on the eve of World War II, a truly heroic program that took in 10,000 Austrian and German kids, most of them Jewish, as Hitler was scooping up their families for shipment to the concentration camps Most of the kids, n


  4. says:

    I believe this book may have been intended for young readers, but it holds great rewards for adults, as well A memoir of Mona Golabek s mother s life during World War II, it s the story of a child prodigy, a young pianist named Lisa Jura, who is saved from Nazi threatened Austria by the Kindertransport program in Europe in 1938 39 Under this progra


  5. says:

    This is an incredible book It is the story of the author s family and in particular her mother Lisa Jura.Ten thousand Jewish children were transported from Europe to England in an attempt to rescue as many children as possible from the grips of the Nazi regime intent on destroyed this loving, peaceful culture.As she systematically observes the treatment of


  6. says:

    I normally shy away from books regarding the holocaust as the visions of the monstrosities committed to human life stay with me for weeks afterwards However this book was a sheer delight to read Lisa Jura is sent to London from Vienna at the beginning of World War 2 with nothing but the music in her heart and soul that her mother has taught her As Lisa survives th


  7. says:

    My qualms about this book have nothing to do with the writing and the story Both were excellent I enjoyed learning about a little known to me slice of history and I liked our spunky determined heroine My qualms stem from the fact that this is NOT a memoir It was written by the subject s daughter I think I would have liked ...


  8. says:

    A lovely and moving account of a young 15 year old girl who was saved from the atrocities of Nazi occupied Austria by her parent s heart wrenching decision to send her to England via the Kindertransport The Children of Willesden Lane is a testament of the power of ...


  9. says:

    Interesting story of Lisa Jura, one of approximate 10,000 Jewish children rescued from Nazis thru Kindertransport, and her piano playing Just can t give it 4 stars because something about the writing is too simplistic, or something I can t qui...


  10. says:

    What a special memoir Throughout the book I found myself crying at the immensity of the situation My daughter was gifted this book and we decided to read it together to discuss We look forward to seeing the authors performance next month at our local theatre.


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