The Letters Project by Eleanor Reissa, Read by the Author
An Intimate Journey into the Past
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Eleanor Reissa, a prominent actress and singer in Jewish theater, delivers an intimate account of her journey into her parents’ past with The Letters Project. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile contributor Sandi Henschel discuss Reissa’s mellifluous narration and her quest to make sense of her parents’ lives before her birth, and the Holocaust. After her mother died, Reissa discovered a cache of letters written by her father just after WWII, and she travels to Poland and Germany to discover more about her father and how the war impacted her family. Reissa’s deft narration is personal, immediate, and makes for worthy listening.
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