By Alison Geisler
3:20 PM EST, February 19, 2013
Local writer Elisabeth H. Breslav grew up during World War II. She survived the Nazi occupation of Holland and the "Hunger Winter," which extended into 1945 as a result of the failed 1944 Allied Operation Market Garden, written about in Cornelius Ryan's A Bridge Too Far. Breslav contributed a chapter detailing her time as a child in a warzone to That Mad Game: Growing Up in a Warzone, an anthology of essays from around the globe, and will read and sign the work on Feb. 23 at R.J. Julia in Madison.
Elisabeth H. Breslav
Feb. 23, 2 p.m., Free; reservations required, R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Rd., Madison, (203) 245-3959, rjjulia.com.
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