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An evening with Roxanne Veletzos, best-selling author of THE GIRL THEY LEFT BEHIND
Date:Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Organization: JPL
Open to public
: Gelber
$ 15.00
Contact: Roxana Brauns
[email protected]
Phone: 514-734-1388

Bucharest, January 1941: Amid a wave of violence unleashed by the notoriously brutal Iron Guard against the capital’s Jewish population, a couple vanishes without a trace, leaving behind a little girl in hope that she may be saved by strangers. So begins Roxanne Veletzos’ s debut novel, based on her mother’s true story. This evening she will discuss how the haunting enigma of her past twined with her research into Romania’s dark, yet little-known WWII history to deliver a tale of resilience, sacrifice and the triumph of the human spirit.

The event is sponsored by the Paul and Babey Trepman Memorial Fund of the JPL.

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