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Local Writers Recall Times of Tyranny

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/local_writers_recall_times_of_tyranny_20050429

In a tale rooted in personal experience, Dr. John Menkes explores the themes of loss and recovery in his novel “After the Tempest” (Daniel & Daniel, 2003). A Holocaust survivor, Menkes returned to his hometown of Vienna after the war and found that not only was his family and his home gone, but his very identity had been irrevocably lost.

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