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Sunday, August 25 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Driving to Treblinka: Diana Wichtel (NZ)

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Is it better to know, or more bearable not to? It's a burning question for many of the children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors, a question that consumed NZ journalist, Diana Wichtel. Diana's mother was a Catholic New Zealander, her father a Polish Jew who miraculously survived the Holocaust. As a young girl, her mother whisked her and her siblings away to New Zealand. Their father was to follow. She never saw him again. Driving to Treblinka is Diana's attempt to find her father and herself.


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Diana Wichtel

Diana Witchtel is an award winning writer and television critic with the New Zealand Listener. She received the 2016 Grimshaw Sargeson Fellowship, enabling her to write Driving to Treblinka: A Long Search for a Lost Father, about the impact of the Holocaust on her family. It won the... Read More →

Sunday August 25, 2019 3:45pm - 4:45pm PDT
Bondi Pavilion

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