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Very well written, and the detailed description of the search makes it a very readable book.
Ms. Epstein's work skillfully combines two stories: that of her attempt to recover her mother's past and her mother's personal history.
I can't do anything less than award this superb work of history my highest rating of 5-stars.
Beautifully written story. The author is a professional writer and it shows. I get so tired of amateurish books, and this is not one of them. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Miriam Kairey
I am so pleased to have stumbled across Helen Epstein's account of her mother's experiences during the Holocaust. Ms. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Patricia A. Smith
After fighting to get this book on my e-reader I finally broke down and bought the paperback version. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Kathleen C. Perow
a welll written story with history and emotional telling balanced to give an excellent picture of the times. written from the heart and the head. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Dana L. Kline
"Where She Came From: A Daughter's Search for Her Mother's History" is an authentic compilation of historical anecdotes and facts that describe Jewish heritage in Eastern and... Read morePublished on January 29, 2012 by livroth
I have read "Children of the Holocaust" by the same author. I couldn't put it down. This book is not as easy of a read. I read this book for a class at my synagogue. Read morePublished on October 15, 2011 by Kathy K
Epstein would have benefited from writing this book with an actual author. She goes off on tangents that could be pulled from any basic history book and contribute little to her... Read morePublished on July 6, 2010 by atomicski23
Beautifully written, WHERE SHE CAME FROM is also the product of very serious and exhaustive research. It is a magical and haunting book. Read morePublished on June 23, 2006 by Monica Szurmuk
This is a fascinating chronicle of three generations of the author's female ancestors. It is probably the only book in English that tells the story of Jewish women in Prague in the... Read morePublished on June 11, 2006 by Zuzana J