A renowned historian tells of his youth as an assimilated, antireligious Jew in Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1939--"the story", he says, "of a poisoning and how I dealt with it". With customary eloquence and analytic acumen, Gay describes his family, the life they led, and explores his own ambivalent feelings--then and now--toward Germany and the ...Read MoreA renowned historian tells of his youth as an assimilated, antireligious Jew in Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1939--"the story", he says, "of a poisoning and how I dealt with it". With customary eloquence and analytic acumen, Gay describes his family, the life they led, and explores his own ambivalent feelings--then and now--toward Germany and the Germans. 50 illustrations.Read Less
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A well written and intersting account of growing up a Jewish in Nazi Germany . However, for an expert on Freud, Peter Gay lacks insight into himself and the disdain he feels toward other Jews. Reading this made me uncomfortable as I found his arrogance overwhelmed the poignancy of many of his experiences.
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