The Secret of Priest's Grotto: A Holocaust Survival Story

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Kar-Ben, 1 янв. 2007 г. - Всего страниц: 64
According to legend, a group of Jewish families survived the Holocaust by hiding out for months in the 77 miles of caves in Ukraine known as Priest's Grotto. Cavers Taylor and Nicola chronicle their trip to explore the caves and uncover the story of the survivors.
 

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After the fall of the Soviet Union, Chris Nicola traveled to the Ukraine to explore the gypsum caves of the region, which had not previously been open to Americans. On one of the trips, he heard ... Читать весь отзыв

THE SECRET OF PRIEST'S GROTTO: A Holocaust Survival Story

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Though afflicted with hyperbolic commentary that's more of a distraction than an enhancement, this tale makes riveting reading. The authors braid together an account of how three dozen Ukrainian Jews ... Читать весь отзыв

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Peter Lane Taylor is an award-winning writer, photographer, and filmmaker specializing in science, adventure, and exploration, whose work has taken him to some of the rarest and most extreme locations on Earth. His articles have appeared in National Geographic , Ranger Rick , and Outside , while his films have been shown on The Learning Channel and PBS. Taylor is a co-founder of Frontier Media Ventures (www.frontiermediaventures.com), a media firm specializing in science and adventure.

Christos Nicola, born in the United Kingdom, has devoted more than 30 years to the study and exploration of caves in the former Soviet Union, as well as in the Caribbean, Europe, and the Americas. He is the founder of the non-profit Ukrainian American Youth Caver Exchange Foundation, a student exchange program dedicated to fostering relationships between young American and Ukrainian caving enthusiasts.

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