I Will Bear Witness

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By Victor Klemperer, Martin Chalmers (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780375753787
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Published: Modern Library - November 15th, 1999

Here is the eagerly awaited second volume of Victor Klemperer's acclaimed memoir, I Will Bear Witness: A Diary of the Nazi Years, 1941-1945. A Jew married to a Christian woman, Klemperer was able to avoid deportation; although incarcerated in a forced labor camp for more than a year, he escaped during the Dresden bombing which is dramatically described. His books are certainly among the most outstanding of Holocaust literature for their meticulous observation of daily life in Hitler's Germany. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones

The Hallelujah Side

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ISBN: 9780618074716
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Published: Mariner Books - November 7th, 2000

In 1950's Ames, Iowa, 9-year-old Roxanne Fish is hyper-aware of women in full skirts to grab on to when the saved rise up to heaven. Her story is a touching, incredibly humorous view of a young girl growing up with Assembly of God preachers for parents. This story is unique, each character is a revelation.

Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love by Dava Sobel - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780802779656
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - August 30th, 2011

This book is extraordinary. A primer on Galileo's science, the fierce battle between religion and discover, and the power of love between father and daughter. HIGHEST RECOMMENDATION. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis

Rip van Winkle

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ISBN: 9780399231520
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Published: Philomel - September 13th, 1999

The classic Washington Irving tale Rip Van Winkle is warmly retold and humorously illustrated by Will Moses. In order to escape the constant scolding of his wife, the easy-going young Rip goes hunting in the Catskills with his faithful dog, Wolf. He encounters a silent crew, dressed in an antique Dutch manner, playing ninepins and drinking a potent brew. Rip joins in, and wakes up twenty years later. Will Moses's folk-style paintings are a perfect match for this story.


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ISBN: 9780064408905
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Published: HarperCollins - August 8th, 2000

Thirteen-old Brodie accidentally causes the drowning of a boy and girl and later everyone thinks he is the hero for trying to save them. Guilt builds and finally when a friends reveals that she saw it all, he tells the truth. Tension builds as each hour ticks by in this tormented boy's mind.


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