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Daughter of the Cold WarGrace Kennan WarneckeGrace Kennan Warnecke's memoir is about a life lived on the edge of history. Daughter of one of the most influential diplomats of the twentieth century, wife of the scion of a newspaper dynasty and mother of the youngest owner of a major league baseball team, Grace eventually found her way out from under the shadows of others to forge a dynamic career of her own. This compelling and evocative memoir allows readers to follow Grace's amazing path through life – a whirlwind journey of survival, risk, and self-discovery through a kaleidoscope of many countries, historic events, and fascinating people.

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Self-Portrait of a Holocaust SurvivorWerner WeinbergWerner Weinberg’s scholarship was prodigious, yielding monographs on ancient Hebrew epigraphy and biblical exegesis; the syntax of Rabbinic Hebrew; medieval grammars; and numerous studies on various aspects of Modern Hebrew. Both Weinberg and his wife Lisl survived internment at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. These essays convey Weinberg’s ongoing struggle to put into words something that might offer understanding to post-Holocaust generations. But they’re also about a survivor’s own desire for meaning and sense in a senseless world.

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