Marge Piercy asserts, "Meeropol's honest and
gripping story has never been more relevant than in the present erosion of
civil liberties and mistrust of dissent."
Moore says the
memoir is, "Inspirational... moving... engaging... should be required
1953, when Robert
six years old, the United States Government executed his parents for
"conspiring to steal the secret of the atomic bomb."
& Julius Rosenberg left
behind a legacy that was both a burden and a gift to their younger son.
AN EXECUTION IN THE FAMILY:
One Son's Journey chronicles Meeropol's journey from childhood
victim of McCarthy-era repression; to 1960's militant activist; to politically
engaged parent and law student; to founder and Director of the Rosenberg Fund
for Children (www.rfc.org) from 1990 to the
with exceptional moral clarity, AN EXECUTION IN THE FAMILY tells of a life
formed from disaster that has come to not necessarily serene, but nevertheless
Look for the paperback of AN EXECUTION IN THE FAMILY, wherever books are sold and visit www.rfc.org for a schedule of upcoming readings and other events with Robert Meeropol.
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