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The Book Smugglers by David E Fishman
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The Book Smugglers by David E Fishman
The Book Smugglers: Partisans, Poets, and the Race to Save Jewish Treasures from the Nazis
by David E Fishman
recommended to Doreen by: Saw it at the library
recommended for: Diane, Matt, Nicholas, Jan F., Marisa, and all WWII enthusiasts.
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As residents in the Vilna ghetto, a select group of Jews is consigned to catalogue, and ultimately hoard away, some of the most wonderful Jewish treasures, scrolls, artifacts and books found in the Great Synagogue, the Strashun Library, and other col ...more
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The Book Smugglers by David E Fishman
The Book Smugglers: Partisans, Poets, and the Race to Save Jewish Treasures from the Nazis
by David E Fishman
recommended to Doreen by: Saw it at the library
recommended for: Diane, Matt, Nicholas, Jan F., Marisa, and all WWII enthusiasts.
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As residents in the Vilna ghetto, a select group of Jews is consigned to catalogue, and ultimately hoard away, some of the most wonderful Jewish treasures, scrolls, artifacts and books found in the Great Synagogue, the Strashun Library, and other col ...more
A Lucky Child by Thomas Buergenthal
"One of the best Holocaust accounts I have read. A wonderful quote: "It is important not to hold the descendants of the perpetrators responsible for what was done to us, lest the cycle of hate and violence never end".
If this were applied to race r..." Read more of this review »
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Hedy's Folly by Richard Rhodes
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I thought this would be an amazing story about the "Most Beautiful Woman in the World"; her childhood/education, her marriages/divorces, her intellectual pursuits, and more. It was not.
The title is misleading. I'm disappointed that it lacked the d
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Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak
Bridge of Clay
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Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun by Maria Dismondy
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The Q by Beth Brower
The Q
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The Q by Beth Brower
"I can't even remember how I came across this gem but I am so glad I did. It's hard to pin down what genre fits - it's romantic, but not strictly a romance; it's about finding one's self and growing as a person, but not really a coming of age story..." Read more of this review »
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