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  • WE ARE HERE: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust. by Cassedy, Ellen.
    Cassedy, Ellen.
    WE ARE HERE: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Lincoln and London: Nebraska University Press, (2012). First edition - "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…

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    Lincoln and London: Nebraska University Press, (2012). First edition - "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.

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 62813
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  • BLACK METROPOLIS: A Study of Negro Life in a Northern City, Volume II. by Drake, St. Clair and Horace R. Cayton.
    Drake, St. Clair and Horace R. Cayton.
    BLACK METROPOLIS: A Study of Negro Life in a Northern City, Volume II.

    Edition: Trade paperback, revised and enlarged.

    New York: Harper Torchbooks, (1962). An authors' preface, a new chapter "Bronzeville 1961" and "Suggestions for Collateral Reading, 1962" have been added to this volume. Notes and documentation, index. xiv, pp 379-811.

    Condition: Good only (some scattered underling and highlighting, overall a sturdy copy).

    Book ID: 77842
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  • Jagendorf, Siegfried (introduction and commentary by Aron Hirt-Manheimer.)
    JAGENDORF'S FOUNDRY: A Memoir of the Romanian Holocaust, 1941-1944.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - 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. ISBN: 0-06-016106x.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (tear to front cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 37444
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  • THE FIFTH SERVANT. by Wishnia, Kenneth J.
    Wishnia, Kenneth J.
    THE FIFTH SERVANT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2010) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery set in 1592 in the Jewish ghetto in Prague, featuring Benyamin Ben-Akiva, a Talmudic scholar from Poland. INSCRIBED on the title page "For -- Who knows what I am talking about. Enjoy." 387 pp. ISBN: 9780061725371.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 65094
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  • THE FIFTH SERVANT. by Wishnia, Kenneth J.
    Wishnia, Kenneth J.
    THE FIFTH SERVANT.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2011). SIGNED - Mystery set in 1592 in the Jewish ghetto in Prague, featuring Benyamin Ben-Akiva, a Talmudic scholar from Poland. SIGNED on the title page. 398 pp. ISBN: 9780061725388.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (a new copy)

    Book ID: 60308
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  • THE FIFTH SERVANT. by Wishnia, Kenneth J.
    Wishnia, Kenneth J.
    THE FIFTH SERVANT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2010) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery set in 1592 in the Jewish ghetto in Prague, featuring Benyamin Ben-Akiva, a Talmudic scholar from Poland. SIGNED on the title page. 387 pp. Promotional postcard laid in. ISBN: 9780061725371.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket (a new copy but with a tiny tear at fold of dj flap.)

    Book ID: 60310
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  • THE FIFTH SERVANT. by Wishnia, Kenneth J.
    Wishnia, Kenneth J.
    THE FIFTH SERVANT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2010) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery set in 1592 in the Jewish ghetto in Prague, featuring Benyamin Ben-Akiva, a Talmudic scholar from Poland. SIGNED on the title page. 387 pp. Promotional postcard laid in. ISBN: 9780061725371.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 62078
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