I've passed this on to the list as it may interest some other members.
Perhaps some of your Polish-American "Kolezanki Afrykanki" will also be
interested in our group. Were any of their mothers in the Abercorn camp?
One of our group members is looking for camp-mates and that is where her mom
Though I got an old hardcover version of Stolen Childhood (don't remember
from where), it was recently reprinted and is now available in paperback
from Wal-Mart online for $19.75, see
and from Amazon online for $21.95, see
> I'll have to ask my mother if she knows Pan Czapski. I've read Stolen
> Childhood and would be interested in obtaining more copies. My mother loaned
> hers out and never got it back. Where did you order from?
> Most of my Polish American friends in Los Angeles have mothers that went
> through the African experience, although from different camps. We are second
> generation Afrykanki!
> My mom actually went to Wolyn with groups that originated out of Poland on
> one occasion, and Chicago on another. They were very difficult trips as the
> area isn't exactly set up for tourism.
> I will print our communication and threads of interest for her, as she does
> not have a computer at home. She'll be very interested as she devotes more
> and more time reminiscing of her experiences.