By Ella E. Schneider Hilton
In her relocating and deeply own memoir, Ella E. Schneider Hilton chronicles her impressive youth -- one who took her from the purges of Stalinist Russia to the refugee camps of Nazi and postwar Germany to the cotton fields of Jim Crow Mississippi sooner than granting her entry to the yank dream. regardless of her difficult lifestyles as a refugee, Ella unearths solace in others and keeps her indomitably inquisitive spirit. all through her ordeals, she by no means relinquishes desire or sight of her objective of education.
Poignantly and freshly rendered, this can be a story of decision. it's the tale of a lady stuck up first within the maelstrom of global conflict II after which within the complexities of yankee southern tradition, adjusting to occasions past her keep watch over with resiliency as she searches for religion, wisdom, and a spot within the world.