Boy on a wooden box. Leon Leyson.

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Boy on a wooden box. Leon Leyson.

Postby Tomsk » 28 Aug 2013, 00:22

Atheneum, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, announced today plans to publish the remarkable memoir of Leon Leyson, one of the youngest Holocaust survivors on Oskar Schindler's List. THE BOY ON THE WOODEN BOX by Leon Leyson with Marilyn Harran, which goes on sale today, August 27, 2013, perfectly captures the innocence of a young boy who goes through the unthinkable. Most notable is the lack of rancor, the lack of venom, and the dignity in Mr. Leyson's telling. THE BOY ON THE WOODEN BOX is a memoir unlike any other and offers an unprecedented perspective on Oskar Schindler, the man who saved more than a thousand lives.

Sadly, Leon Leyson passed away the day after the manuscript was received by Atheneum. He left behind his wife, Lis Leyson; their two children; and six grandchildren.

"I am elated that Atheneum is publishing my husband's book. Leon would have been honored to know that his story will endure," said Lis Leyson, wife of Leon Leyson

Read more about Holocaust Survivor Leon Leyson's THE BOY ON THE WOODEN BOX Out Today by www.broadwayworld.com
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Re: Boy on a wooden box. Leon Leyson.

Postby Ice.Maiden » 28 Aug 2013, 09:50

I'd be honoured to buy a copy of that book.

Oskar Schindler was an extremely brave man to follow his conscience instead of orders. For a single person, he managed to save a huge number of people from going to their deaths, and Leon Leyson went through his ordeal with tremendous fortitude as well.

Thanks for that Tomsk, but I can't find anything on that link about it.
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Re: Boy on a wooden box. Leon Leyson.

Postby Tomsk » 08 Sep 2013, 18:12

about Oskar?
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Re: Boy on a wooden box. Leon Leyson.

Postby Ice.Maiden » 08 Sep 2013, 20:21

Click on the link, and you just get a load of ads for various things.
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Re: Boy on a wooden box. Leon Leyson.

Postby Tomsk » 08 Sep 2013, 22:09

sorry, that was not intended,,
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Re: Boy on a wooden box. Leon Leyson.

Postby Ice.Maiden » 09 Sep 2013, 14:46

No prob.
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