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A century of wisdom : lessons from the life of Alice Herz-Sommer, the world's oldest living Holocaust survivor

Author: Caroline Stoessinger
Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stoessinger, Caroline.
Century of wisdom.
New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2012
(DLC) 2011035168
(OCoLC)738339367
Named Person: Alice Herz-Sommer; Alice Herz-Sommer; Alice Herz-Sommer
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Stoessinger
ISBN: 9780679644019 0679644016
OCLC Number: 785565283
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 232 pages)
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 Führer 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.
Other Titles: Lessons from the life of Alice Herz-Sommer, the world's oldest living Holocaust survivor
Responsibility: Caroline Stoessinger.

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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.

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