An Accidental Memoir
J.P. Lachs relates the story of her Polish family history in this educational and insightful memoir covering the First and Second World War and the effect of Communist rule on Poland. As she journeys through her moving and emotional past, from childhood to adulthood, Lachs unearths long buried secrets shaped by a struggling country and the need to survive, all deeply ingrained in her past and the secrets kept by her beloved grandmother.
A compelling account of family relationships, war and historic prejudices, An Accidental Memoir is unflinching in its approach to depict the history of the Polish people, and demonstrates how events have shaped families and lives to this day. J.P. Lachs delves into her family tree and uncovers mysteries she never thought possible as she explores her background and origins.