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AN UNCOMMON FRIENDSHIP: From Opposite Sides of the Holocaust.
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AN UNCOMMON FRIENDSHIP: From Opposite Sides of the Holocaust.

By Rosner, Bernat and Tubach, Frederic C. with Sally Patterson Tubach.

Berkeley, CA:: University of California Press,, (2001). Fine in fine dust jacket.. 2nd printing. A double memoir: the story of two men who as adults in the US become friends only to find out that during their childhood they were on opposite sides during World War II: one was a prisoner at Auschwitz where his whole family was murdered and the father of the other was a counterintelligence officer in the Germany army. INSCRIBED on the title page by TWO authors: Fred Tubach and Bernat Rosner. Illustrated with photographs. Notes. 271 pp.

$27.50

THE RIVER REMEMBERS.
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THE RIVER REMEMBERS.

By Shneiderman, S. L.

New York:: Horizon Press,, (1978). Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.. First English language edition. An account both of the author's return to his hometown on the Vistula River and of eleven centuries of history on the river -"on whose banks Jews had lived for centuries, developed their own civilization and perished in the most ghastly way recorded in history," The Yiddish edition of this book received the Bergen-Belsen Remembrance Award. Photographs, bibliography. 192 pp.

$21.50

WE ARE HERE: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust.
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WE ARE HERE: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust.

By Cassedy, Ellen.

Lincoln and London:: Nebraska University Press,, (2012). Fine in illustrated wrappers.. Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) "Cassedy's longing to recover the Yiddish she'd lost with her mother's death eventually led her to Lithuania, once the Jerusalem of the North. As she prepared for her journey, her uncle, sixty years after he'd left Lithuania in a boxcar, made a shocking disclosure about his wartime experience, and an elderly man from her ancestral town made an unsettling request. Gradually, what had begun as a personal journey broadened into a larger exploration of how the people of this country, Jews and non-Jews alike, are confronting their past in order to move forward into the future. . . [this book is] one woman's exploration of Lithuania's Jewish history combined with a personal exploration of her own family's place in it." Photographs. List of important dates in Lithuanian history. 273 pp.

$19.50

BROWN WAS THE DANUBE.
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BROWN WAS THE DANUBE.

By Hilsenrad, Helen. Introduction by Harry Golden.

New York & London:: Thomas Yoseloff, (1966). Near fine in very good minus dust jacket (some edgewear and soiling to the dj.).. First printing. ."A Memoir of Hitler's Vienna." A young Jewish woman's account of day-to-day life in Vienna, under the Nazi occupation - while lacking in the horrors of the concentration camp, this recounts a steady process of dehumanization of the Jews. Introduction by Harry Golden. 492 pp.

$24.50

ZALMEN or the Madness of God

By Wiesel, Elie, Adapted for the Stage by Marion Wiesel

New York:: Random House,, (1975). Near fine in a fine dust jacket. (corner of front endpaper clipped, otherwise appears unread, and unlike many copies, this does not have a remainder mark.). First printing. A play by the Nobel prize winning author which "illuminates the plight of Soviet Jewry as well as the anguish of individuals everywhere who must survive - yet long for something more than mere survival." Based on a translation from the French by Nathan Edelman. 172 pp,

$21.50

THE REAWAKENING.
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THE REAWAKENING.

By Levi, Primo.

New York:: Simon & Schuster,, (1995).. Very good condition (usual toning to the pages). Trade paperback. Companion volume to 'Survival in Auschwitz.' Translated from the Italian by Stuart Woolf, Afterword by the author.

$11.50

THE TALMUD AND THE INTERNET: A Journey between Worlds,
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THE TALMUD AND THE INTERNET: A Journey between Worlds,

By Rosen, Jonathan.

New York:: Farrar, Straus & Giroux,, (2000.). Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.). First printing. A brief but eloquent book, which blends religious history, memoir and literary reflection, as he compares the fortunate life of his American-born grandmother with that of his father's mother, killed by the Nazis in a concentration camp. 132 pp

$21.00

MY FATHER'S PARADISE: A Son's Search for His Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq.
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MY FATHER'S PARADISE: A Son's Search for His Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq.

By Sabar, Ariel.

Chapel Hill, NC:: Algonquin Books,, 2008.. Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.). First printing. Winner of the National Book Critics Award for Autobiography: �"When Ariel Sabar was growing up in California during the 1980s, the generational divide between he and his immigrant father was strained to the breaking point. . . . his teen-age self could find no sympathy for a dad who had Òsublimated homesickness into a career.Ó [but] after his own son was born in 2002, his perspective about his own heritage changed, and he began the quest to understand his fatherÕs life and the culture Yona Sabar was struggling to preserve. The upshot is an book that operates on several levels: as the story of the relationship between father and son, as testimony to a man with a mission, and as the portrait of a nearly forgotten people. . . an alternate view of Iraq and its history." SIGNED on the title page. Bibliography. 332 pp,

$39.50

COMMENTARY ON THE AMERICAN SCENE: Portraits Of Jewish Life In America.
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COMMENTARY ON THE AMERICAN SCENE: Portraits Of Jewish Life In America.

By Cohen, Elliot E., editor. Introduction by David Riesman.

New York:: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1953.. Very good in a good dust jacket. (bookplate, dj is price-clipped with a new publisher's price printed, several short tears.). First printing. " Warm and deeply human, this book offers a picture of Jewish life in America as entertaining as it is richly informative." Includes contributions from Irving Howe, Morris Freedman, Ruth Glazer, Herbert J. Gans, Harry Gersh, Earl Raab, Milton Kaplan and more. Introduction by David Riesman, preface by Elliot Cohen. xxvi, 337 pp.

$28.50

MY FATHER'S PARADISE: A Son's Search for His Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq.
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MY FATHER'S PARADISE: A Son's Search for His Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq.

By Sabar, Ariel.

Chapel Hill, NC:: Algonquin Books,, 2008.. Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.). First printing. Winner of the National Book Critics Award for Autobiography: � "When Ariel Sabar was growing up in California during the 1980s, the generational divide between he and his immigrant father was strained to the breaking point. . . . his teen-age self could find no sympathy for a dad who had Òsublimated homesickness into a career.Ó [but] after his own son was born in 2002, his perspective about his own heritage changed, and he began the quest to understand his fatherÕs life and the culture Yona Sabar was struggling to preserve. The upshot is an book that operates on several levels: as the story of the relationship between father and son, as testimony to a man with a mission, and as the portrait of a nearly forgotten people. . . an alternate view of Iraq and its history." INSCRIBED on the title page - "For . . . with many thanks". Bibliography. 332 pp,

$39.50

ELLI : Coming of Age in the Holocaust.
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ELLI : Coming of Age in the Holocaust.

By Jackson, Livia E. Bitton.

NY:: Times Books,, (1980.). Very near fine in a like dustjacket.. Book club edition. Story of a young Jewish girl who, in 1944, when she was 13, was sent with her family to Auschwitz. 212 pp.

$13.50

JAGENDORF'S FOUNDRY: A Memoir of the Romanian Holocaust, 1941-1944.
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JAGENDORF'S FOUNDRY: A Memoir of the Romanian Holocaust, 1941-1944.

By Jagendorf, Siegfried (introduction and commentary by Aron Hirt-Manheimer.)

New York:: Harper Collins,, (1991.). Near fine in very good dust jacket (tear to front cover of dj.). First printing. The author, then a 56 year old engineer, was among the Romanian Jews deported to the German-occupied Soviet territory of Moghilev. He set up a small task force to repair the city's iron-works (The Foundry), and then continued to devise new projects to keep the spared workers alive - eventually saving 15,000 lives. Written by Jagendorf before his death in the United States in 1970, but never published, this account is interspersed with commentaries with Hirt-Manheimer that expand and document this account. Photographs, sources, index. 209 pp.

$19.50

AN UNCOMMON FRIENDSHIP: From Opposite Sides of the Holocaust.
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AN UNCOMMON FRIENDSHIP: From Opposite Sides of the Holocaust.

By Rosner, Bernat and Tubach, Frederic C. with Sally Patterson Tubach.

Berkeley, CA:: University of California Press,, (2002.). Near fine in near fine dust jacket.. Later printing. A double memoir: the story of two men who, as adults in the US, become friends only to find out that during their childhood they were on opposite sides during World War II: one was a prisoner at Auschwitz where his whole family was murdered and the father of the other was a counterintelligence officer in the Germany army. Illustrated with photographs. Notes. 271 pp.

$15.50

SHANGHAI DIARY : A Young Girl's Journey from Hitler's Hate to War-Torn China.

By Bacon, Ursula.

Milwaukie, OR:: M Press,, (2004.). Fine in printed white wrappers . Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format) for the 2nd edition (originally published in 2002.) In 1939, when she was just 11 years old, Ursula and her parents were among the last Jewish families to be able to get out of Germany - and at the time, when of the few places open to Jews was the city of Shanghai, the 'armpit' of the world as one sailor described it. Twenty-thousand Jews found refuge in this city already teeming with people; this is an account of the hardships they encountered, but also the friendships and the helpfulness, and also an account of coming to age in a world torn by war. A fascinating account. Photographs. 267 pp.

$26.50

DIM MEMORIES OF A POLISH JEW BORN IN FRANCE.

By Goldman, Pierre.

New York:: Viking,, (1977.). Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder line.). First US printing. Goldman was born in France in 1944, near the end of World War II, of politically-radical parents who were active in the French underground. However, when his mother was expelled to Poland, the boy became a displaced person and petty criminal. At 25 he was arrested for a double-murder he did not commit but was convicted; he wrote his autobiography in prison, and the book created a sensation in France, where it was known as 'the Goldman Affair' and it won a retrial which exonerated him of the murder charges, although he still had to serve time for armed robbery. More than just an account of a miscarriage of justice, this is a picture of the contradictions of justice. Translated by Joan Pinkham. 230 pp.

$16.75

BEST CONTEMPORARY JEWISH WRITING.
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BEST CONTEMPORARY JEWISH WRITING.

By Lerner, Michael, editor. (Robert Pinsky, signed)

San Francisco:: Jossey Bass - Wiley,, (2001.). SIGNED on the title page by the editor, Michael Lerner and also SIGNED by Robert Pinsky at his poem "The Night Game." Fine in stiff illustrated wrappers with self-flaps.. First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover. A collection of the greatest Jewish writing of the 1990s in this first volume of a projected new series. It features pieces on Jewish culture, identity, and spirituality by contributors as diverse as Adrienne Rich, Norman Podhoretz, Philip Roth, Marge Piercy, William Safire, C. K. Williams, Senator Joseph Lieberman, and many others. 436 pp.

$35.00

THE HIDDEN CHILDREN.
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THE HIDDEN CHILDREN.

By Greenfeld, Howard.

New York:: Ticknor & Fields,, (1993.). Fine in near fine dust jacket.. First printing. First person accounts from 13 of the thousands of young Jewish children who were sent away from their families to live with others - often strangers who risked their own lives to take them in - to avoid the Nazis and escape the Holocaust. Illustrated with many photographs. Written for older children or young adults. Suggestions for further reading, index. 118 pp

$17.50

JEWISH CHILD'S BIBLE STORIES Part II: From Deborah to the Maccabbees.

By Altman, Addie Richman.

New York:: Bloch Publishing Company, , 1936 (1915).. Very good hardcover. . Later printing. 'Told in simple language.' Illustrated with black and white plates. 152 pages. This second volume, which includes stories of Ruth, David, Solomon and Daniel, Channukah and Purim, seems to be more uncommon than the first volume.

$19.75

PASSOVER.
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PASSOVER.

By Mamet, David (illustrated by Michael McCurdy.)

New York:: St Martin's,, 1995.. Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. A beautiful and moving novella, in which a young girl who is helping her grandmother prepare the Passover meal learns the significance of each dish, and the history of her own family. Illustrated with woodcuts by McMurdy.

$26.50

THE PEDDLER'S GRANDSON: Growing Up Jewish in Mississippi
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THE PEDDLER'S GRANDSON: Growing Up Jewish in Mississippi

By Cohen, Edward.

Jackson:: University Press of Mississippi,, 1999.. Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.). First printing. Author's first book, SIGNED on the title page. Illustrated with photographs. 194 pp.

$29.50

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