Well-researched and Powerful . . .
“Gilbert immerses readers in the lives of her interviewees; photographs and helpful notes that provide historical background are interspersed throughout . . . Taken together, these recollections are intensely personal and thoughtfully compiled—richly descriptive of the women’s day-to-day experiences during the war while also providing historical context . . . Well-researched and powerful; challenges readers to consider the heroism and struggles of women’s resistance.” — Kirkus Reviews
The journey that you will share in this book is well worth the efforts of the writer, the Survivor, and exceedingly valuable for you, their cherished readers . . .
“That these women defied the odds and survived is a tribute to their ability to maintain their humanity despite the overpowering forces that were determined to destroy them. They refused to be passive.” — Rabbi Michael Berenbaum, Ph.D, Professor, American Jewish University, Los Angeles, California
A book that had to be written . . .
“That Gilbert has so sensitively and effectively captured the voice and spirit of each these extraordinary women, is an achievement worthy of praise.” —Charles Silow, Ph.D, Clinical Psychologist, Director: Jewish Senior Life of Metropolitan Detroit’s Program for Holocaust Survivors and Families
A story that is little known and incredibly inspiring . . .
“They stood up to the greatest evil of the 20th century . . . Joanne Gilbert has told us their stories with love, verve, insight, and thorough research.”—Michael Green, Ph.D, Author, Professor, University Nevada/Las Vegas
Cinematically written, a page-turner, humbling . . .
“Utterly engaging and spellbinding mini-biographies of four indelible women, each of whom experienced a lifetime of tragedy and triumph . . . ‘You Are There’ is a boast few writers could live up to; Ms. Gilbert lives up to it, in spades.” —Jeff Lipsky, Filmmaker