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The tumultuous early years of the young Jewish state are brought to vivid life through the eyes of two German Jewish brothers. Arie survived the Holocaust in Europe. Peter, one year older, was sent to America before the war began. They find each other again in Israel, learning everyone else ...
Promised Land
The tumultuous early years of the young Jewish state are brought to vivid life through the eyes of two German Jewish brothers. Arie survived the Holocaust in Europe. Peter, one year older, was sent to America before the war began. They find each other again in Israel, learning everyone else in their family has been murdered. Peter becomes a top Mossad agent, deeply involved in many of the key spy adventures of the era. Arie becomes a scheming businessman, among the richest men in Israel: one brother is building the state, the other protecting it. But they have fallen in love with the same woman, a Jewish refugee from Egypt. The brothers' jealousies and intrigues are mirrored by the young nation's very own struggles to survive.
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49.47 USD

Promised Land

by Martin Fletcher
Hardback
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CHOSEN AS BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE OBSERVER, NEW YORKER, NEW YORK TIMES BOOKS REVIEW, TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT AND THE TIMES `Lucid and exhilarating ... A great gift' New York Review of Books `Tantalizes and compels ... A welcome reminder of how a novel can be defiantly and brilliantly ...
Forest Dark
CHOSEN AS BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE OBSERVER, NEW YORKER, NEW YORK TIMES BOOKS REVIEW, TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT AND THE TIMES `Lucid and exhilarating ... A great gift' New York Review of Books `Tantalizes and compels ... A welcome reminder of how a novel can be defiantly and brilliantly novel' Douglas Kennedy, New Statesman Jules Epstein has vanished: first slowly, then all at once. He begins divesting himself of all of his worldly possessions. Now he's fallen off the face of the earth, and all the search parties can find is his empty monogrammed briefcase, abandoned in the Judean foothills. In her room at the Tel Aviv Hilton, an American novelist has also left home to undergo a transformation. But when a stranger recruits her for a project involving Kafka, she is drawn into a mystery that will take her on a metaphysical journey and change her in ways she could never have imagined.
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14.18 USD

Forest Dark

by Nicole Krauss
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'You do not leave a sick child alone to face the dark and you do not leave a child at a time like this.' Deeply in love and about to marry, students Misha and Sophia flee a Warsaw under Nazi occupation for a chance at freedom. Forced to return to ...
The Good Doctor of Warsaw
'You do not leave a sick child alone to face the dark and you do not leave a child at a time like this.' Deeply in love and about to marry, students Misha and Sophia flee a Warsaw under Nazi occupation for a chance at freedom. Forced to return to the Warsaw ghetto, they help Misha's mentor, Dr Janusz Korczak, care for the two hundred children in his orphanage. As Korczak struggles to uphold the rights of even the smallest child in the face of unimaginable conditions, he becomes a beacon of hope for the thousands who live behind the walls. As the noose tightens around the ghetto Misha and Sophia are torn from one another, forcing them to face their worst fears alone. They can only hope to find each other again one day... Meanwhile, refusing to leave the children unprotected, Korczak must confront a terrible darkness. Half a million people lived in the Warsaw ghetto. Less than one percent survived to tell their story. This novel is based on the true accounts of Misha and Sophia, and on the life of one of Poland's greatest men, Dr Janusz Korczak.
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13.64 USD

The Good Doctor of Warsaw

by Elisabeth Gifford
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The story of a doctor's family torn apart by Soviet politics, persecution, and the Jewish struggle for freedom during the Cold War. Available now for the first time in English, Doctor Levitin is a modern classic in Jewish literature. A major work of late twentieth-century Russian and Jewish literature since ...
Doctor Levitin
The story of a doctor's family torn apart by Soviet politics, persecution, and the Jewish struggle for freedom during the Cold War. Available now for the first time in English, Doctor Levitin is a modern classic in Jewish literature. A major work of late twentieth-century Russian and Jewish literature since its first publication in Israel in 1986, it has also seen three subsequent Russian editions. It is the first in David Shrayer-Petrov's trilogy of novels about the struggle of Soviet Jews and the destinies of refuseniks. In addition to being the first novel available in English that depicts the experience of the Jewish exodus from the former USSR, Doctor Levitin is presented in an excellent translation that has been overseen and edited by the author's son, the bilingual scholar Maxim D. Shrayer. Doctor Levitin is a panoramic novel that portrays the Soviet Union during the late 1970s and early 1980s, when the USSR invaded Afghanistan and Soviet Jews fought for their right to emigrate. Doctor Herbert Levitin, the novel's protagonist, is a professor of medicine in Moscow whose non-Jewish wife, Tatyana, comes from the Russian peasantry. Shrayer-Petrov documents with anatomical precision the mutually unbreachable contradictions of the Levitins' mixed marriage, which becomes an allegory of Jewish-Russian history. Doctor Levitin's Jewishness evolves over the course of the novel, becoming a spiritual mission. The antisemitism of the Soviet regime forces the quiet intellectual and his family to seek emigration. Denied permission to leave, the family of Doctor Levitin is forced into the existence of refuseniks and outcasts, which inexorably leads to their destruction and a final act of defiance and revenge on the Soviet system. A significant contribution to the works of translated literature available in English, David Shrayer-Petrov's Doctor Levitin is ideal for any reader of fiction and literature. It will hold particular interest for those who study Jewish or Russian literature, culture, and history and Cold War politics.
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28.340000 USD

Doctor Levitin

by David Shrayer-Petrov
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Named to Kirkus Reviews' Best Books of 2016 The Oath tracks the intertwined lives of Dr. Katz and SS Doktor Bloch, who both survive Auschwitz and the war to practice medicine in the United States, never losing the stains upon their souls. Katz, a respected Jewish French surgeon captured by ...
The Oath
Named to Kirkus Reviews' Best Books of 2016 The Oath tracks the intertwined lives of Dr. Katz and SS Doktor Bloch, who both survive Auschwitz and the war to practice medicine in the United States, never losing the stains upon their souls. Katz, a respected Jewish French surgeon captured by the Nazis, volunteers to serve at Auschwitz, believing he can protect his wife and children from the gas chambers by helping Joseph Mengele and other SS physicians with their human studies. There he meets Tamara Lissner, a Czech teenager who miraculously survives death in the chambers, but when he hides her in his lab, she becomes witness to the medical torture Katz is forced to impose upon fellow Jews as he assists Doktor Bloch in his cold immersion experiments. After the war, Doktor Bloch avoids criminal prosecution through Operation Paperclip, a clandestine government program that welcomes German scientists to America (including Werner von Braun), ignoring Nazi ties and their participation in the war. Years later, Tamara reenters Dr. Katz's life, helping him deal with the shame and guilt of his actions at Auschwitz. But just when Katz is coming to terms with his past, he receives a call from former Auschwitz inmate Martin Brosky, who has devoted his life to bringing painful retribution to Nazi criminals who have evaded capture. Martin insists that Michel help him kill Bloch, and Michel must now weigh the risks of defying Martin against the sweetness of revenge, knowing well that his own sordid complicity at Auschwitz could be revealed.
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19.900000 USD

The Oath

by Stephen Robert Stein
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The Tattooist of Auschwitz
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20.990000 USD

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

by Heather Morris
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The Yiddish Gangster's Daughter
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14.690000 USD

The Yiddish Gangster's Daughter

by Lipinsky Cochran Joan
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The Ruined House: A Novel
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17.840000 USD

The Ruined House: A Novel

by Ruby Namdar
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Odessa, Odessa
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17.800000 USD

Odessa, Odessa

by Barbara Artson
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Before Herring Cove Road: Ruth Goldman and the Nincompoop
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17.840000 USD

Before Herring Cove Road: Ruth Goldman and the Nincompoop

by Michael Kroft
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Always Something Else
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15.700000 USD

Always Something Else

by M C Millman
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Off Herring Cove Road: The Problem Being Blue
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17.840000 USD

Off Herring Cove Road: The Problem Being Blue

by Michael Kroft
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Forest Dark
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17.840000 USD

Forest Dark

by Nicole Krauss
Paperback
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The Painting on Auerperg's Wall
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23.80 USD

The Painting on Auerperg's Wall

by Erika Rummel
Paperback
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Stars and Crosses
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22.040000 USD

Stars and Crosses

by Curtis Urness
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An Act of God: A Love Story with a Divine Twist
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11.540000 USD

An Act of God: A Love Story with a Divine Twist

by Robert Dublin
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Shanghai Torah: Yuanfen
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16.750000 USD

Shanghai Torah: Yuanfen

by Briana London
Paperback
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Erasmus Against War
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13.120000 USD

Erasmus Against War

by Desiderius Erasmus
Paperback
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The Passion Play at Oberammergau, 1890
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13.640000 USD

The Passion Play at Oberammergau, 1890

by F W Farrar
Paperback
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Tales from the Telling-House
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16.790000 USD

Tales from the Telling-House

by R D Blackmore
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Tales from the Telling-House
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8.280000 USD

Tales from the Telling-House

by R D Blackmore
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El Vag n de Los Hu rfanos (the Orphan's Tale): Una Novela (a Novel)
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62.990000 USD

El Vag n de Los Hu rfanos (the Orphan's Tale): Una Novela (a Novel)

by Pam Jenoff
CD-Audio
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Todos Tus Nombres / All Your Names
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18.850000 USD

Todos Tus Nombres / All Your Names

by Fernando Garcia Paneda
Paperback / softback
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Cannibal Corpse Coloring Book: American Death Metal Pioneers and Horror Fiction, Satanic Imagery and Shock Inspired Adult Coloring Book
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10.500000 USD

Cannibal Corpse Coloring Book: American Death Metal Pioneers and Horror Fiction, Satanic Imagery and Shock Inspired Adult Coloring Book

by Death Korvin
Paperback
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Shtum
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17.800000 USD

Shtum

by Jem Lester
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Uncle Moses: A Novel (Classic Reprint)
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12.150000 USD

Uncle Moses: A Novel (Classic Reprint)

by Sholem Asch
Paperback
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The Comedown
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28.350000 USD

The Comedown

by Rebekah Frumkin
Hardback
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The Canary Companion Cook Book
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12.590000 USD

The Canary Companion Cook Book

by Jacqueline T Moore
Paperback
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Rachel is a woman with a problem: she can't die. Her recent troubles-widowhood, a failing business, an unemployed middle-aged son-are only the latest in a litany spanning dozens of countries, scores of marriages, and hundreds of children. In the 2,000 years since she made a spiritual bargain to save the ...
Eternal Life: A Novel
Rachel is a woman with a problem: she can't die. Her recent troubles-widowhood, a failing business, an unemployed middle-aged son-are only the latest in a litany spanning dozens of countries, scores of marriages, and hundreds of children. In the 2,000 years since she made a spiritual bargain to save the life of her first son back in Roman-occupied Jerusalem, she's tried everything to free herself, and only one other person in the world understands: a man she once loved passionately, who has been stalking her through the centuries, convinced they belong together forever. But as the twenty-first century begins and her children and grandchildren-consumed with immortality in their own ways, from the frontiers of digital currency to genetic engineering-develop new technologies that could change her fate and theirs, Rachel knows she must find a way out. Gripping, hilarious, and profoundly moving, Eternal Life celebrates the bonds between generations, the power of faith, the purpose of death, and the reasons for being alive.
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27.250000 USD

Eternal Life: A Novel

by Dara Horn
Hardback
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