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Product Description: From acclaimed journalist Walter Shapiro, the true life story of how his great-uncle—a Jewish vaudeville impresario and exuberant con man—managed to cheat Hitler’s agents in the run-up to WWII. All his life, journalist Walter Shapiro assumed that the outlandish stories about his great-uncle Freeman were exaggerated family lore; some cockamamie Jewish revenge fantasies dreamt up to entertain the kids and venerate their larger-than-life relative...read more

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9780399161476 | Blue Rider Pr, June 14, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: From acclaimed journalist Walter Shapiro, the true life story of how his great-uncle—a Jewish vaudeville impresario and exuberant con man—managed to cheat Hitler’s agents in the run-up to WWII.

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Product Description: On May 20, 1938, a young man from the Bronx informs his parents that he is leaving for the Catskills to begin his new job as a waiter. Instead, he sails for Europe to join the Abraham Lincoln Brigade in the Spanish Civil War, the opening round in the fight against Hitler and Mussolini...read more

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9780826356581, titled "A Distant Heartbeat: A War, a Disappearance, and a Family’s Secrets" | Univ of New Mexico Pr, April 1, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: On May 20, 1938, a young man from the Bronx informs his parents that he is leaving for the Catskills to begin his new job as a waiter.

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Product Description: The author of the explosive New York Times-bestselling memoir Unorthodox chronicles her continuing journey as a single mother, an independent woman, and a religious refugee. In 2009, at the age of twenty-three, Deborah Feldman walked away from the rampant oppression, abuse, and isolation of her Satmar upbringing in Williamsburg, Brooklyn to forge a better life for herself and her young son...read more

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9780142181850 | Plume, February 24, 2015, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The author of the explosive New York Times-bestselling memoir Unorthodox chronicles her continuing journey as a single mother, an independent woman, and a religious refugee.

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Product Description: In 2009, at the age of twenty-three, Deborah Feldman packed up her young son and their few possessions and walked away from her insular Hasidic roots. She was determined to forge a better life for herself, away from the rampant oppression, abuse, and isolation of her Satmar upbringing in Williamsburg, Brooklyn...read more

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9780399162770, titled "Exodus: A Memoir by the Author of Unorthodox" | Blue Rider Pr, March 25, 2014, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: In 2009, at the age of twenty-three, Deborah Feldman packed up her young son and their few possessions and walked away from her insular Hasidic roots.

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Product Description: In the early 1900s, Sarah, a single mother of six children, is trapped in the bloody upheaval marking the death of Czarist Russia and the birth of the Soviet Union. Facing bigotry, poverty, and bloody revolution, Sarah determines to escape the catastrophe engulfing her and her family...read more

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9781475936810 | Iuniverse Inc, January 9, 2013, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In the early 1900s, Sarah, a single mother of six children, is trapped in the bloody upheaval marking the death of Czarist Russia and the birth of the Soviet Union.

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9781475936827 | Iuniverse Inc, January 9, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In the early 1900s, Sarah, a single mother of six children, is trapped in the bloody upheaval marking the death of Czarist Russia and the birth of the Soviet Union.

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9781439187005 | Simon & Schuster, February 14, 2012, cover price $23.00

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9781439187012 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, October 2, 2012), cover price $16.00

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Product Description: Growing up an Orthodox Jew in Brooklyn, Helene Aylon spends her Friday nights in a sea of extended family as the Sabbath candles flicker. She dreams of escape but marries a rabbi and becomes a mother of two. Suddenly her world splits apart when she is widowed at thirty...read more

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9781558617681 | Feminist Pr, May 15, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Growing up an Orthodox Jew in Brooklyn, Helene Aylon spends her Friday nights in a sea of extended family as the Sabbath candles flicker.

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9781412845892 | 2 expanded edition (Transaction Pub, September 30, 2011), cover price $29.95

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9781569803516 | Barricade Books Inc, October 1, 2008, cover price $23.95

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9781599540276 | Reprint edition (Bordighera Inc, September 1, 2011), cover price $16.00

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Product Description: From Rabbi Aaron Rakeffet, respected Torah scholar, prolific author, and beloved teacher, comes a beautifully written and fascinating scholarly memoir. Beginning with his childhood on Washington Avenue in the Bronx, he writes candidly of growing up in a post-World War II world where Lithuanian Torah scholars were transplanted to the soil of twentieth-century America, of the ideological clashes between Hasidim, Mitnagdim, and the modern world, and of his personal encounters with dozens of well-known Jewish personalities including his rebbe, Rabbi Joseph B...read more

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9789652295651 | Gefen Books, August 15, 2011, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: From Rabbi Aaron Rakeffet, respected Torah scholar, prolific author, and beloved teacher, comes a beautifully written and fascinating scholarly memoir.

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Product Description: Reminiscing through the Years is a book of laughter, tears, and life- Sandy Staub Kassimir's life to be exact. She begins the journey through her life with the story of her parents' childhoods, along with the struggles they encountered when they came to America...read more

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9781462008568 | Iuniverse Inc, July 27, 2011, cover price $45.95 | About this edition: Reminiscing through the Years is a book of laughter, tears, and life- Sandy Staub Kassimir's life to be exact.

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9781462008544 | Iuniverse Inc, July 27, 2011, cover price $35.95

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Product Description: Flower of God tells the story of the author's paternal ancestral family from the time of the Temple of Solomon to the present: their migration from ancient Israel to Babylon, to Persia, to Anatolia, to Europe and finally to the United States...read more

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9781936068111 | Urim Pubns, May 8, 2011, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Flower of God tells the story of the author's paternal ancestral family from the time of the Temple of Solomon to the present: their migration from ancient Israel to Babylon, to Persia, to Anatolia, to Europe and finally to the United States.

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9780307405432 | Broadway Books, August 4, 2009, cover price $15.00

Miscellaneous:

9780307410276 | Crown Pub, August 12, 2008, cover price $15.00

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Product Description: Note: this is the current edition of ISBN 0452280184 which is now out of print

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9780316246088, titled "Where She Came from: A Daughter's Search for Her Mother's History" | Little Brown & Co, November 1, 1997, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A journalist searches for her mother's historical roots after her death--from the nineteenth century, to the holocaust, and beyond

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9780841914445, titled "Where She Came From: A Daughter's Search for Her Mother's History" | Reprint edition (Holmes & Meier Pub, July 15, 2005), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Note: this is the current edition of ISBN 0452280184 which is now out of print
9780452280182, titled "Where She Came from: A Daughter's Search for Her Mother's History" | Plume, November 1, 1998, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A journalist searches for her mother's historical roots after her death--from the nineteenth century, to the holocaust, and beyond

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