Sep 10, 2021 • 47M

No One Is Good or Evil

Local authors Judy Temes and Ronit Plank on childhood trauma, reconciliation, and seeing people who have caused us harm as complex characters.

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Judy Temes’s memoir is Girl Left Behind, about being left in her native Hungary for five years as a child while her parents sought to establish a new life in New York.

Ronit Plank’s memoir is When She Comes Back, about her childhood after her mother left to follow guru/cult leader Baghwan Shree Rajneesh.

“When a writer is born into a family, the family is finished.” The quote is attributed to Czeslaw Milosz.

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Podcast intro and outro chords by Bina Alhadeff


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