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Crossing the borders of time : a true story of war, exile, and love reclaimed

Author: Leslie Maitland
Publisher: New York : Other Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An award-winning former New York Times investigative reporter recounts his Jewish mother and grandparents' harrowing escape from Germany, his mother's 50-year separation from a Catholic Frenchman she passionately loved and the author's efforts years later to reunite them.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Maitland
ISBN: 9781590514962 1590514963
OCLC Number: 793170362
Description: 494 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: "What's past is prologue" --
The Black Forest --
Die nazi-zeit --
The sidewalk of cuckolds --
The tattler's stone --
Gray days, phony war --
Traveling shoes --
Occupied --
A telling time --
Crossing the line --
The sun king --
J'attendrai --
A time out of time --
Darkness on the face of the deep --
Incommunicado --
Leben in limbo --
Hotel Terminus --
The lion and Miss America --
Love letters --
From the Dyckman house to our new house --
The other woman --
Atlas --
Togetherness --
Crossing the border --
The agenda --
Midi moins dix --
A la fin.
Responsibility: Leslie Maitland.

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An award-winning former New York Times investigative reporter recounts his Jewish mother and grandparents' harrowing escape from Germany, his mother's 50-year separation from a Catholic Frenchman she passionately loved and the author's efforts years later to reunite them.

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