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The Boy on the Wooden Box by Leon Leyson
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it was amazing
bookshelves: 2013-14-school-year, nonfiction, biography

There is much for reflection in this book, but I must comment on the writing first. It isn't often that a memoir reads like novel. Not that the plot or people seemed fictional, but the writing is engaging and entices the reader to stay until finished.

Courage and family may seem small warriors to oppose the evil and hatred Nazism and anti-Semitism. And yet this is what kept Leon and his family enduring. The life Leon and his family are the stuff of nightmares one hopes never see the light of day and yet seem to be the "daymares" far too many people of history and today. Yet one more lesson from history we don't seem learn. If the Leon's account can't change hearts, I"m not sure the hearts can be changed.
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Reading Progress

December 16, 2013 – Shelved
December 16, 2013 – Shelved as: to-read
January 23, 2014 – Started Reading
January 25, 2014 – Shelved as: 2013-14-school-year
January 25, 2014 – Shelved as: nonfiction
January 25, 2014 – Shelved as: biography
January 25, 2014 – Finished Reading

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Taehee Finally got ahold of this book!!! Will be starting it ASAP

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