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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.

Book Book (2012.)
Description: xxi, 232 p. ; 20 cm.
Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2012.
3 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 4 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Danvers Adult Nonfiction DS 135 C97 H488 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 940.5318/Herz-Sommer (Text to Phone) Available -
Lynnfield Adult Nonfiction DS 135 .C97 H488 2012 (Text to Phone) Checked out 11/07/2017
Peabody West Branch Adult Nonfiction Biographies & Memoirs/Herz-Sommer (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9780812992816 (trade : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0812992814 (trade : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780679644019 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 0679644016 (ebook)
  • 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 F├╝hrer 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.
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.
Alternate Title: Lessons from the life of Alice Herz-Sommer, the world's oldest living Holocaust survivor

Citation:

Stoessinger, Caroline. "A century of wisdom : lessons from the life of Alice Herz-Sommer, the world's oldest living Holocaust survivor." New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2012.

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