Betty and her husband Herman, both survivors of the concentration camps, had migrated to Australia. Their third child Elinda is born with Down's Syndrome. This is the true story of Betty's struggle for her daughter and Herman's need to protect himself from painful feelings based in his war experiences.
Published: January 1, 1987
Reviews:Alayne on Goodreads wrote:
Well written by Roger Climpson, this is the story of a pair of Auschwitz survivors and the impact of that horror on their lives in Australia when their third child, a longed for daughter, is born with Downs Syndrome. Very moving and at times horrifying, but uplifting in the end.
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