Book ‘Lily’s Promise’ by Lily Ebert

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Holding On to Hope Through Auschwitz and Beyond ― A Story for All Generations
“Utterly compelling, heartbreaking, truthful and yet redemptive... a testimony of irrepressible spirit and an unforgettable family chronicle. I couldn't stop reading it.” — Simon Sebag Montefiore. In this life-affirming intergenerational memoir, Lily Ebert, a Holocaust survivor, and her great-grandson, Dov Forman, come together to share her story — an unforgettable tale of resilience and resistance. On Yom Kippur, 1944, fighting to stay alive as a prisoner in Auschwitz, Lily Ebert made a promise to herself. She would survive the hell she was in and tell the world her story, for everyone who couldn’t. Now, at ninety-eight, this remarkable woman — and TikTok sensation, thanks to the help of her eighteen-year-old...
Publisher: HarperOne (May 10, 2022)  Pages: ‎320 pages  ISBN-10: 0063230291  ISBN-13: 978-0063230293  ASIN:‎ B08YFDBTND

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About the Author: LILY EBERT lives in London near her large and loving family, which includes thirty-five great grandchildren. She is a founding member of the Holocaust Survivors Centre and was awarded the British Empire Medal for services to Holocaust education. Lily’s Promise is her powerful memoir. DOV FORMAN is Lily’s great-grandson. At the age of sixteen he was separated from her during the COVID pandemic and became determined to record her story for posterity. He now has over 1.5 million followers on TikTok and received the Points of Light award for services to Holocaust Education.