The Unanswered Letter: One Holocaust Family's Desperate Plea for Help

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About the Author

Faris Cassell, a journalist and writer, lives with her husband in Eugene, Oregon. She earned a BA in history from Mount Holyoke College and an MS in journalism from the University of Oregon. Her decades of research into Alfred and Hedwig Berger's story was supported by a Mount Holyoke Alumnae Scholarship and by the generous cooperation of the Berger family.

Kate Mulligan has acted with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival for more than ten seasons in productions including Hairspray, Alice in Wonderland, and Sense and Sensibility. Her film and television work includes Being John Malkovich and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.


"A wonderful book about a terrible subject."

-- "Larry McMurtry, Pulitzer Prize-winning author"

"A moving account of the search for two Holocaust victims...Though often grim, the story is a historical treasure."

-- "Kirkus Reviews"

"This is twenty-first century Holocaust literature at its haunting best."

-- "Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, president of the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership"

"A masterful piece of research and writing."

-- "Steven Ungerleider, psychologist, writer, and co-producer of the HBO documentary At the Heart of Gold"

"A poignant and unforgettable journey of determination and discovery."

-- "Georgia Hunter, New York Times bestselling author"

"Faris Cassell's The Unanswered Letter weaves history and memory together in her beautifully written and well-researched book."

-- "Barbara Corrado Pope, author of The Blood of Lorraine"

"Details a remarkable journey that transformed everyone who took part in it."

-- "Judith R. Baskin, Philip H. Knight Professor of Humanities Emerita, University of Oregon"

"A dramatic, heartbreaking, and poignant book, a study in the power of remembrance."

-- "Rebecca Erbelding, historian and author of Rescue Board: The Untold Story of America's Effort to Save the Jews of Europe"

"A work of power and passion, depth, and determination."

-- "Michael Berenbaum, director of the Sigi Ziering Institute, professor of Jewish Studies at American Jewish University, and former project director at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum"