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The watchmaker's daughter

Author: Sonia Taitz
Publisher: New York : McWitty Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Watchmaker's Daughter tells the story of a child of two refugees: a watchmaker who saved lives within Dachau prison, and his wife, a gifted concert pianist about to make her debut when the Nazis seized power. In this memoir, Sonia Taitz is born into a world in which the Holocaust is discussed constantly by her insular concentration camp-surviving parents. This legacy, combined with Sonia's passion and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Sonia Taitz
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sonia Taitz
ISBN: 097556188X 9780975561881
OCLC Number: 816551093
Description: 246 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Sonia Taitz.

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The Watchmaker's Daughter tells the story of a child of two refugees: a watchmaker who saved lives within Dachau prison, and his wife, a gifted concert pianist about to make her debut when the Nazis seized power. In this memoir, Sonia Taitz is born into a world in which the Holocaust is discussed constantly by her insular concentration camp-surviving parents. This legacy, combined with Sonia's passion and intelligence, leads the author to forge an adventurous life in which she seeks to heal both her parents and herself through travel, achievement, and a daring love affair. Ironically, it is her marriage to a non-Jew that brings her parents the peace and fulfillment they would never have imagined possible. Sonia manages to combine her own independence with a tender dutifulness, honoring her parents' legacy while forging a new family of her own.

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