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Subject: a couple of interesting memoirs
Date Posted: 8/23/2008 9:47 PM ET
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Do you all know there is a book in the PBS collection called Motherland: Beyond the Holocaust, by Fern Chapman?

The description says it is about a daughter who seeks to learn her mother's experience with it.

And there was another book (memoir) called Looking for Lost Bird, by Yvette Melanson and Claire Safran.  It's about a Jewish woman with Navaho 'roots'.    Just more proof that Truth is Stranger than Fiction . . . .

and there is a copy of Irene Nemirovsky's novel available through PBS----and it only came to light 64 years after she perished at the hands of the Nazis.  The book is entitled "Suite Francaise".



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Subject: Looking for Lost Bird
Date Posted: 8/24/2008 1:32 PM ET
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I read this about an adopted girl who was raised in Far Rockaway, New York. I also lived in the Rockaways most  of my young adult  life, so it was a



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Subject: Looking for Lost Bird
Date Posted: 8/24/2008 1:32 PM ET
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This book is about an adopted girl raised in Far Rockaway, New York about the same time that I lived in Rockaway. It was an interesting read. 



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Date Posted: 8/24/2008 2:08 PM ET
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