|Plot Summary of Passage To Freedom - The Sugihara Story|
|"This is a child's picture book about Chiune Sugihara, the Japanese diplomat who helped thousands of Jewish refugees in Lithuania escape Europe during the Holocaust. This story is told from the perspective of his five year-old son, Hiroki (who provided information for the story and wrote an afterword). Passage to Freedom explains from a child's perspective the events leading up to Chiune's decision to write visas for the refugees, and reflects upon the results of this decision from a grown man's perspective. "
loveandsqualor9, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Passage To Freedom - The Sugihara Story|
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Special relationship with
War/Cloak & Dagger story?
Period of greatest activity?
Subject of Biography
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- Eastern Europe
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Book makes you feel?
Writer's slant towards subject:
- very favorable
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of set of events during life
If this is a kid's book:
- Age 8-10
- A lot 11-15 B&W
How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?
- 76%-100% of book
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