Family secrets can be a real bitch: Once you get some answers, they usually lead to more questionsand irresolvable ones at that. Thats made evidently clear in Erin Einhorns book The Pages in Between: A Holocaust Legacy of Two Families, One Home. Originally introduced on Ira Glasss This American Life, this investigative family historyalong with author and hostmake their way to the Tenement Museum to a hold another serious discussion on the ethical complexities of familial conflict. (Sounds like fun, no?). The Pages in Between is Einhorns emotional journey into finding out what happened to the Polish woman who saved her mothers life during the Holocaust. Initially, the reunion between Einhorn and the late womans family is picturesque but soon after, they pull her into the middle of a real estate mess that had been made on a handshake between their mother and her grandfather sixty years prior. The memoir makes you wonder to what lengthsif anyshe is morally obligated to help this family out.
Tue., Nov. 18, 6:30 p.m., 2008