Innocent Witnesses: Childhood Memories of World War II By Marilyn Yalom Edited by Ben Yalom Forward by Meg Waite Clayton
In a book that will touch hearts and minds, acclaimed cultural historian Marilyn Yalom presents firsthand accounts of six witnesses to war, each offering lasting memories of how childhood trauma transforms lives.
Praise for Innocent Witnesses
“In a feat of history-making, Marilyn Yalom convinced her friends, all children during World War II, to tell their stories. In Innocent Witnesses, they recall their childhoods in war with heartbreaking clarity. It is vital that we hear from those who were able to survive such trauma, and go on to live long creative lives."
—Maxine Hong Kingston, author of The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood among Ghosts