Jewish Community Center of the North Shore:

JBM Author Series With Jennifer Rosner

November 30, 2023 Marblehead $20.00
Jennifer Rosner (Photo: Elizabeth Solaka)
Jennifer Rosner (Photo: Elizabeth Solaka)

“Once We Were Home,” a novel that weaves together the fictional lives of four displaced children, has been called a “revelation” that animates World War II histories readers never knew about.

Oskar and Ana have been hidden by a Polish farm family. Roger has been raised in a convent. Renata believes her German parents are her own. What happens after war’s end, when the children are wrenched from what they now consider their families? Or when the people who harbored them refuse to let them go? Called “lush, transportive, and heartbreaking” by Kristin Harmel and heralded a “tour-de-force” by Kate Quinn, “Once We Were Home” raises questions of complicity and responsibility, belonging and identity, good intentions and unforeseen consequences, as it confronts what it really means to find home.

Author Jennifer Rosner will be in conversation with Jenna Blum, New York Times and internationally best-selling author and co-founder/CEO of A Mighty Blaze.

This event includes a book signing and reception.

Community partners: Congregation Shirat Hayam, Hadassah North Shore MA Chapter, SSU Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

+ More... - Less...
Fact Sheet
Thursday, November 30, 2023, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jewish Community Center of the North Shore
4 Community Road
Marblehead, MA 01945

CJP provides the above links concerning third-party events for your convenience only. CJP has no control over the content of the linked-to websites or events they describe, and accepts no responsibility for the websites, including any advertising or products or services on or available from such sites, or for any loss or damage that may arise from your attending, or registering to attend, the described events. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to below, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites and event attendance. CJP is not responsible or liable to you or any third party for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties. All statements and/or opinions expressed in the linked-to materials or at the described events, and all commentary, articles and other content provided at the third-party websites or at the events, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the persons or entities operating the linked-to websites and events. The inclusion of any link on this website does not imply that CJP endorses the described event, or the linked-to website or its operator. MORE

More From...

More In...

More At...