House of Glass : the story and secrets of a twentieth-century Jewish family / Hadley Freeman.
Publication year: 2020
Publisher: London : 4th Estate,
ISBN: 9780008322632 (hbk.) :
When Hadley Freeman found a shoebox filled with her French grandmother's treasured belongings, it started a decade-long quest to find out their haunting significance and to dig deep into the extraordinary lives of her grandmother, Sala, and her three siblings, Henri, Jacques and Alex Glass. The search takes Hadley from Picasso's archives in Paris to a secret room in a farmhouse in Auvergne to Long Island and to Aushwitz. Hadley had only really known that her grandmother had met her American grandfather through her brother Alex in Paris, and that she travelled to America to marry him in the late 1930s. But by piecing together letters, photos, and an unpublished memoir, Hadley is able to thrillingly recount the full story of all the Glass siblings.
448 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm
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