Summary: "Paul Auster's greatest, most heartbreaking and satisfying novel -- a sweeping and surprising story of birthright and possibility, of love and of life itself: a masterpiece. Nearly two weeks early, on March 3, 1947, in the maternity ward of Beth Israel Hospital in Newark, New Jersey, Archibald Isaac Ferguson, the one and only child of Rose and Stanley Ferguson, is born. From that single...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2017
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Summary: "An atmospheric and meditative novel based on an unexplored slice of World War II history, following a young Jewish girl whose family flees refined and urbane Vienna for safe harbor in the mountains of Bolivia. As a young girl growing up in Vienna in the 1930s, Orly has an idyllic childhood filled with music. Her father plays the viola in the Philharmonic, her mother is a well-regarded opera...
Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2020
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Summary: ""Reading Georgia Hunter's We Were the Lucky Ones is like being swung heart first into history. A brave and mesmerizing debut, and a truly tremendous accomplishment."--Paula McLain, New York Timesbestselling author of The Paris Wife. An extraordinary, propulsive novel based on the true story of a family of Polish Jews who scatter at the start of the Second World War, determined to survive, and...
Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Penguin 2017
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Contents: Connections: The man to sent rain clouds / by Leslie Marmon Silko -- Two views of friendship / by Robert Southwell -- Frienship (song lyrics) / by Cole Porter -- Two souls / by Meyer Levin -- Psalm 149 -- Zionism (nonfiction excerpts). My childhood / by Golda Meir ; Declaration of Independence from Israel / by David Ben-Gurion -- The church rocked through time / by Richard Rodriguez -- There is...
Publisher / Publication Date: Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1995