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The heart has reasons : Holocaust rescuers and their stories of courage

The heart has reasons : Holocaust rescuers and their stories of courage

by Mark Klempner

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NOW AVAILABLE IN UPDATED PAPERBACK AND EBOOK EDITIONS   (2013-04-18)

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by mklempner

2012 UPDATED PAPERBACK EDITION  ISBN: 978-0-9885674-0-5 

2012 UPDATED EBOOK EDITION ISBN: 978-09885674-1-2

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Excellent choice for reading groups   (2008-05-15)

Excellent

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by jofecstudies

An excerpt from a review of The Heart Has Reasons appeared in the Journal of Ecumenical Studies (6.22.07) by Ronald Modras.“This is another book about the Holocaust, but it is also a book about heroism that transcends rationality and testifies to the spirituality of the human species, despite the brutality...
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excerpt from The Oral History Review, Summer/Fall 2006 issue   (2006-11-15)

Excellent

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by Oral_History_Review

"Klempner strikes a masterful balance between self-revelation and scholarly restraint. He tells his narrators as well as his readers why his own history makes him so intensely engaged in this subject, and later he reflects on the ways the interviews have changed him. Through the oral histories he presents...
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Vividly recounts the deeply terrifying experiences of ten gallant individuals   (2006-09-27)

Excellent

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by Midwest_Book_Review

Enhanced with an informative foreword by Christopher R. Browning, "The Heart Has Reasons: Holocaust Rescuers And Their Stories Of Courage" by folklorist and oral historian Mark Klempner is an account of those valiant people who worked at great personal peril through the Holocaust and Hitler's reign to...
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from "Booklist"   (2006-06-13)

Excellent

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by robert1

Klempner examines the lives of 10 Dutch rescuers who saved Jewish children during the Nazi occupation of their country during World War II. Some of them were primarily involved in helping to find safe addresses for the young people and then transporting them to those addresses. Three rescuers took Jewish...
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Most readers will find the rescuers' stories inspiring, thought provoking   (2008-06-19)

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by ricklibrarianreview

Imagine that you live in the Netherlands in 1940. The German Army has invaded your country and taken over your government. At first, the spokesmen for the new regime promise that you will be able to continue with your life as it has been for your ancestry is the same as theirs. In fact, life will...
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