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The Pages In Between: A Holocaust Legacy of Two Families, One Home
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Journalist Erin Einhorn has always been curious about her mother's story of survival in Poland during WW II as she was taken in by a Polish family aft ...more
Nov 30, 2008
Dec 01, 2008
A Mercy
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Reviewers have said that this was a difficult book to get through and to make sense of; and additionally that it didn't get at the essence of being bl ...more
Nov 18, 2008
Nov 19, 2008
The Mascot: The Extraordinary Story Of A Jewish Boy And An Ss Extermination Squad
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Orphaned at an early age, Kurzem's father, Alex, immigrated from Europe to Australia after World War II, with a Latvian family that had been caring fo ...more
Nov 05, 2008
Sep 18, 2008
What I Saw and How I Lied
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WWII has recently ended, and Evie's stepfather has come back a different man. When he proposes a fall vacation to Florida, Evie's mother reluctantly a ...more
Nov 11, 2008
Nov 12, 2008
The Secret Life Of Words: How English Became English
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This is a fascinating history of the English language, describing how words from other languages were adopted into English, about the culture wars bet ...more
Nov 10, 2008
Nov 12, 2008
The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox
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When thirty-something, Iris Lockhart gets both a phone call and a letter about someone named Euphemia Esme Lennox, she is sure it has nothing to do wi ...more
Nov 2008
Oct 21, 2008
Foundation (Valdemar: Collegium Chronicles, #1)
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Another enjoyable formulaic tale set in the Kingdom of Valdemar. Enslaved all his life, young Mags is Chosen to be a Herald, and discovers there is a ...more
Nov 13, 2008
Nov 14, 2008
Nothing Pink
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Vincent, son of an Evangelical preacher, has always known he was gay. He prays constantly to be saved from his condition, to no avail. When he meets R ...more
Nov 10, 2008
Nov 12, 2008
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