Kerry Klineberg

Kerry
Klineberg


The author was born in Sydney, Australia in 1948, graduating from Sydney University in 1970 with an Honours degree in Asian and European histories and a major in Political Science. He moved to Melbourne in 1971 where he married and has two children and two grandchildren. There, he came face to face with the close-knit, vibrant, Jewish Holocaust community, the experience of which compelled him to write this story. He has had a diverse employment career, spanning the public and private sectors working in the field of industrial relations and in the development and advocacy of public policy, retiring in 2006 as a director of the Australia Business Arts Foundation. This is his first novel.

Author's books

Miriam
Kerry 
Klineberg

Synopsis

Miriam is a story that explores the impact of bequeathed memories and experiences on identity, behaviour and attitudes. It charts the life of a daughter of Holocaust survivor parents as she comes to grips with her parents' past and the constraints it applies to her living her life freely and without recrimination. It highlights post Holocaust attitudes and a state of mind that so often inhibits the milieu of her parents and their friends, who owe their outlook and perception of the world, to...

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