Kathy Kacer on her book “Restitution: A Family’s fight for their heritage lost in the Holocaust”

An exciting Novel on Art left behind.

Based on the true story of a Jewish family’s fight to regain a symbol of their lost life, “Restitution” begins in Prague on the eve of the Nazi invasion.

The Reesers know that they must flee Czechoslovakia, but first they deliver their valuable oil paintings into the hands of a Christian colleague for safekeeping. Led by their intrepid matriarch, Mari Reeser, the family make their escape under the nose of the Nazis, arriving in Canada just days before WWII begins.

Despite a successful new life in Toronto, the Reesers never forgot what was left behind.