Menco, Sara (1920–)

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Menco, Sara (1920–)

Dutch novelist. Name variations: Sara Voeten-Minco or Vöten-Minco; (pseudonym) Marga Minco. Born Mar 31, 1920, in Ginneken, Netherlands; grew up in a Jewish family of 5 children in Breda; m. Bert Voeten, 1945 (died 1992).

Went into hiding after parents and siblings were arrested in WWII; published the bestselling Het bittere kruid (Bitter Herbs, 1957), which chronicled her experiences; other writings include De andere kant (The Other Side, 1959), Een leeg huis (An Empty House, 1966), De val (The Fall, 1983), De glazen brug (The Glass Bridge, 1986) and Nagelaten dagen (1997).

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