Miriam Katin Letting It Go

artist:  Miriam Katin 
series: Miriam Katin 
publisher: Drawn And Quarterly 
publish date: 10-04-2013 
language: English 
coloring: full color 
pages: 160

The world of Holocaust survivor and mother is turned upside down by the news that her adult son is moving to Berlin, a city Katin has villainized for the past forty years. As she struggles to accept her son's decision, she visits the city twice, first to see her son and then to attend a Museum gala featuring her own artwork. What she witnesses firsthand is a city coming to terms with its traumatic past, much as Katin herself is. Letting It Go is a deft and careful balance: wry, self-deprecating anecdotes counterpoint a serious account of the myriad ways trauma inflects daily existence, both for survivors and for their families.

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