Next Year in Jerusalem Book Summary and Study Guide

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An eldery man recalls his memory of the holocaust, of the wife he loved and lsot, of the daughter who was murdered by the nazis. As the play unfolds, he plunges back into memory, reliving key events from the past - the gay man who saved his life, the horrors of the trains and the ghettos, and the more joyful moments of his life - the birth of his daughter, the love he shared with his young wife. This is a painful and poignant play about the importance of not forrgetting the past.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Family, loving relations    -   Yes Special relationship with    -   daughter Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   vague finding self/purpose in life (i.e. no plot to book) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book War/Revolt/Disaster on civilians    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Age:    -   60's-90's


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () United States    -   Yes Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Germany

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   mostly dialog

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