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A century of wisdom : lessons from the life of Alice Herz-Sommer, the world's oldest living Holocaust survivor / Caroline Stoessinger.

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: DS135.C97 H488 2012

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    Summary
    Collects life lessons by a Holocaust survivor and concert pianist, sharing the wisdom she has gleaned and insights into her resolve to thrive in spite of loss and her choice to harbor no bitterness toward her oppressors.
    Variant Title
    Lessons from the life of Alice Herz-Sommer, the world's oldest living Holocaust survivor
    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Stoessinger, Caroline.
    Published
    New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2012
    Locale
    Czech Republic
    Prague
    Israel
    England
    London
    Prague (Czech Republic)
    Edition
    1st ed
    Contents
    Alice and Franz Kafka
    Interlude: An emerald ring
    A tolerant heart
    Peeling potatoes
    Interlude: Dreaming
    Piano lessons
    Interlude: Fire
    Starting over
    The tin spoon
    Never too old
    Interlude: Chicken soup
    Music was our food
    The Führer gives the Jews a city
    Snapshots
    Interlude: Old age
    Man in the glass booth
    No harsh words
    First flight
    Alice the teacher
    Interlude: The lady in number six
    Circle of friends
    Coda: Alice today.
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-232).
    Alice and Franz Kafka -- Interlude: An emerald ring -- A tolerant heart -- Peeling potatoes -- Interlude: Dreaming -- Piano lessons -- Interlude: Fire -- Starting over -- The tin spoon -- Never too old -- Interlude: Chicken soup -- Music was our food -- The Führer gives the Jews a city -- Snapshots -- Interlude: Old age -- Man in the glass booth -- No harsh words -- First flight -- Alice the teacher -- Interlude: The lady in number six -- Circle of friends -- Coda: Alice today.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    ISBN
    9780812992816
    0812992814 (trade : alk. paper)
    9780679644019 (ebook)
    0679644016 (ebook)
    Physical Description
    xxi, 232 p. : port. ; 20 cm.

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