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Haven : the dramatic story of 1,000 World War II refugees and how they came to America

Author: Ruth Gruber
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Rev. and expanded ed.]View all editions and formats
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Ruth Gruber, special assistant to Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes, tells about her experiences carrying out a mission to bring one thousand Jewish and Christian refugees from Italy in 1944, and discusses her efforts on their behalf once they arrived in America.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: Ruth Gruber; Ruth Gruber
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Gruber
ISBN: 081293301X 9780812933017
OCLC Number: 43096677
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 334 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The struggle in Washington --
pt. 2. The voyage of The Henry Gibbins --
pt. 3. The Oswego adventure --
pt. 4. After they crossed the Rainbow Bridge.
Responsibility: Ruth Gruber ; foreword by Dava Sobel.
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Ruth Gruber, special assistant to Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes, tells about her experiences carrying out a mission to bring one thousand Jewish and Christian refugees from Italy in 1944, and discusses her efforts on their behalf once they arrived in America.

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