Legacy of Rescue
A Daughter's Tribute
by Marta Fuchs
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About the Book
The book is an intergenerational memoir with photos and testimony by the author's parents (including aunts who survived Auschwitz with Marta's mother), her own recollections of childhood in Hungary and escape to the U.S. in the wake of the 1956 Revolution, and memories by the grandchildren of their beloved Grandfather who died in 2000.
The story of rescue comes full circle in the summer of 2011 when the author and her brother took their children to visit Zoltán Kubinyi's family in Hungary. With Kubinyi's son, wife, and granddaughters -- the great grandchildren of Zoltán Kubinyi -- the author and her family talked about the compassionate and heroic actions of this man none of them knew but who has made an indelible impact on all our lives.
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Features & Details
- Primary Category: Biographies & Memoirs
Project Option: 5×8 in, 13×20 cm
# of Pages: 208
- Publish Date: Dec 29, 2011
- Language English
- Keywords Righteous Among the Nations, Righteous Gentiles, World War II, Forced Labor Battalion, Labor Camp, Children of Holocaust Survivors, Hungarian Revolution, Third Generation, Second Generation, Seventh Day Adventists, Tikkun Olam, Young adults, Grandchildren, Grandfathers, Altruism, Immigration, Tokaj, Auschwitz, Psychology, Hungary, Rescuers, Survivors, Holocaust, Memoir, Intergenerational, Adventists, Jews, Inspirational
Professional Speaker, Marta Fuchs was born in Hungary and escaped with her family to the U.S. in the wake of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. She holds a BA in Linguistics, a Masters of Library Science, a Masters in Clinical Psychology, and is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. For over three decades, Marta has given dynamic and inspirational presentations and workshops, captivating audiences in churches, temples, professional and community groups, libraries, schools, city-wide programs, and conferences. She has also presented throughout the U.S. and in European Holocaust commemorations. With her warm and engaging style, Marta captivates audiences with her family’s poignant and ultimately uplifting stories of survival and loss during the Holocaust and their immigration to America in the wake of the Hungarian Revolution. The film adaptation of Marta's book, Legacy of Rescue: A Daughter's Tribute, is now freely available at www.martafuchs.com/film.