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Two Pieces of Cloth

by Eileen Gonzalez

"Two Pieces of Cloth" is the loving biography of a couple who lived through the twentieth century’s darkest days. Joe Gold recalls how his parents relied on faith and good fortune to survive the Holocaust in the historical biography... Read More

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The Just

by Erika Harlitz Kern

Jan Brokken’s history text "The Just" documents a rescue operation to save Jews from the Holocaust in Nazi-occupied Lithuania. When Jan Zwartendijk became the branch manager of the Dutch company Philips in Lithuania, he had no idea... Read More

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Jayne Mansfield

by Eileen Gonzalez

Eve Golden’s biography of Jayne Mansfield covers the life, death, and legacy of the oft-dismissed actress. Throughout her career and ever since her premature death, Mansfield has been treated as a punchline, more than a performer. But... Read More

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Winged Bull

by Eileen Gonzalez

Jeff Pearce recounts the life and exploits of versatile English explorer, politician, and diplomat Henry Layard in "Winged Bull". Always restless, Layard set out for Sri Lanka in 1839 at the age of twenty-two. He never arrived.... Read More

Book Review

Leeteg

by Susan Waggoner

"Leeteg" is the fascinating biography of an artist who captured Tahitian life at an appealing time in its history. C. J. Cook’s biography "Leeteg" is set in Tahiti prior to World War II; it addresses the art of painting on velvet via... Read More

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