“It raises all the problems of oral history, and actually seizes on them and says, ‘This is what these people remember. Let’s think about how they’ve adapted these stories in order to avoid insanity or break down or, or sheer bitterness. But listen to the resourcefulness that these children had and the memory they present of that.’ That’s what captivated me.” Read more...
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