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I Was Born in a Siberian Prison Bernard Blum

I Was Born in a Siberian Prison

Bernard Blum

Published August 1st 1999
ISBN : 9781886388062
Paperback
78 pages
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The midnight knock on the door started a living nightmare. Soon Mordecai was sentenced to fifteen of hard labor in Siberia on a false charge. His beloved young wife, Miriam, and her infant baby would be allowed to accompany him to Siberia. DespiteMoreThe midnight knock on the door started a living nightmare. Soon Mordecai was sentenced to fifteen of hard labor in Siberia on a false charge. His beloved young wife, Miriam, and her infant baby would be allowed to accompany him to Siberia. Despite the pleading of her family to remain behind, love overcame reason and Miriam and her daughter went to Siberia only to face hardship and privation without enough food or clothing for her growing family. Several years later Mordecai escaped from prison and disappeared, abandoning his wife and children.This is the incredible true story of Mordecai and his family, as written by one of his daughters and later translated by her son, Bernard Blum. It follows the fate of Mordecai as he takes on a new identity, emigrates to Israel and remarries there. It captures the spirit of Miriam and her children as they face extraordinary hardships and surprising kindness while fighting for survival and happiness in the remote and harsh land of Siberia.