asked himself every day since his family fled Nazi Germany for the
United States. Jacob soon discovers that the so-called Promised Land
is far from perfect as he journeys from New York to Raleigh. This
coming of age tale examines racism and prejudice through the eyes of
a child who was forced to grow up too soon, but who finds love and
acceptance in unexpected places.
quickly enrolled in school. While in the 10th grade, Brady wrote a
four page story on racism for an English class assignment. That four
page story was the basis for The American Holocaust. After fourteen
years of working on the book, Brady was able to publish it in 2018.
Brady has experienced first hand the devastating results racism in
the US even many decades after the civil rights movement. In The
American Holocaust, Brady makes the argument that the US has another
kind of Holocaust in it’s hands and that racism is still a big part
of everyday culture.