Irena's Children: The Extraordinary Story of the Woman Who Saved 2,500 Children from the Warsaw Ghetto

Irena's Children: The Extraordinary Story of the Woman Who Saved 2,500 Children from the Warsaw Ghetto ⥐ i like reading Irena's Children: The Extraordinary Story of the Woman Who Saved 2,500 Children from the Warsaw Ghetto because ⧉ Kindle Ebook By Tilar J Mazzeo 䌖 Praise for Irenas Children Mazzeo chronicles a ray of hope in desperate times in this compelling biography of a brave woman who refused to give up Kirkus Reviews Praise for Hotel on Place Vendome Mazzeo is a fascinating storyteller who stays true to her nonfiction pact with the reader Her chapters are self contained vignettes highlighting historical facts through the human players who shaped them NY Journal of Books Tilar J Mazzeo lifts the veil to reveal a lesser known narrative of scandal and subterfuge Mazzeo artfully transports readers to the Nazi occupation of World War II The book chronicles the dual life of the hotel, the stories of German commanders and spies hidden beneath the glittering faade of cocktail parties and love affairs The Htel on Place Vendme contextualizes the opulence of 1940s Paris, making for a work of history that reads as enticingly as a novel Harper s Bazaar Stolen art, double agents, a legendary bartender passing notes to the resistance This is a rich, messy history Kirkus Reviews Mazzeo enthrallingly depicts a hotbed of both the magnificent and the mundane Readers will enjoy Mazzeos fascinating collection of secretive, scheming historical characters, all under one elegant roof Publishers Weekly Fiction could not write betrayal, resistance, collaboration, or celebration with robustness or with a alluring whos who of writers, artists, and military powers than history did in this single hotel Booklist Praise for The Secret of Chanel No 5 Mazzeo explores interconnections between designer and perfume, teasing out the relationship with delicacy New York Times Book Review An illuminating history of the intrigue and drama taking place inside its elegant faade The narrative reads like fiction, with the difference being accurate testimony from well researched documents and interviews Bookreporter In the skilled hands of cultural historian Mazzeo, the perfume becomes a magnificent window through which to understand Coco Chanel and her milieu Impeccable research and crafting make a seemingly narrow topic feel infinitely important Kirkus Reviews Mazzeos lush prosenever bogs down in the detailsdespite the extensive research showcased in the bibliographyand a smooth pacing keeps it moving along at a fast clip This work is definitely recommended to lovers of 20th century cultural history, Coco Chanel, and, of course, the worlds best selling perfume Library Journal This is one case where historical fact eclipses the legend and lore of the object itselftheres much, much than meets the nose to discover in these pages Booklist Praise for The Widow Clicquot Told in a light and graceful style that is just right for its subject, The Widow Clicquot takes us on a journey from a well stocked wine shop in the American Midwest to the dusty Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin company archives in Reims Its a fascinating trip, made even so by Ms Mazzeos charming cameo appearances as a kind of a tour guide Wall Street Journal The Widow Clicquot, Tilar J Mazzeos sweeping oenobiography of Barbe Nicole Clicquot Ponsardin, is the story of a woman who was a smashing success long before anyone conceptualized the glass ceiling New York Times Book Review An enticing stew of biography and history USA Today If you like champagne, The Widow Clicquot by Tilar J Mazzeo is definitely worth a drink Associated Press Mazzeos tale moves swiftly through Barbe Nicoles many accomplishments, including her method for storing bottles nose downan innovation that allowed the second fermentation detritus to be cleared efficiently, setting her far ahead of her competitors Los Angeles Times Tilar J Mazzeos informed and enlightening biography of Madame Clicquot, the widow and, important, the businesswoman, retrieves her vintage story as if looking for a rare bottle in one of the Champagne regions deepest caves Newsday In Jewish belief, there are righteous people in every generation who can repair a tear in the universe Irena Sendler was truly one of them.Born into a comfortable Polish Catholic family, Irena had many Jewish friends growing up, and they shared idealistic beliefs When the Germans invaded Poland and set off World War II, she was determined to assist the Jewish population in any way possible, especially those in the walled off Warsaw ghetto Carrying necessary papers she was able to enter and leave the ghetto She and like minded Poles rescued as many as 2,500 Jewish children, carefully recording names and keeping them in a jar never found She kept up her mission even as conditions within the walls became worse, as starvation, disease, the murderous brutality of the German occupying forces, and deportations to extermination camps grew in intensity Even arrest, torture, and a miraculous release from certain death did not stop her Farrells adaptation of Mazzeos adult title 2016 clearly presents her life and the ever present reality of death in a sobering, heartbreaking narrative Readers will understand how Sendler came to be honored by Israels Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial as one of the Righteous Among the Nations black and white photographs, adapters note, endnotes not seen Biography 12 18 Kirkus Reviews 6 15 16 Farrells adaptation of Mazzeos adult title 2016 clearly presents Irena Sendlers life and the ever present reality of death in a sobering, heartbreaking narrative Readers will understand how Sendler came to be honored by Israels Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial as one of the Righteous Among the Nations Kirkus ReviewsPraise for Irenas Children An incredible account The New York Times Book Review Irena Sendlers rescue of thousands of Jewish children from murderous Germanhands is one of the most remarkable tales of righteous courage, resourcefulness, and wile to come out of the Holocaust, and Tilar Mazzeos eloquent telling of that story is remarkable as well By plumbing Sendlers memoirs and testimonies and interviewing the now elderly children she saved, Mazzeo has put together an almost granular record of the cruel madness of the Warsaw Ghetto and the astonishing feats of deception it took to help a small portion of its doomed residents survive Even if you have read volumes on the Holocaust, you will find this book harrowing, surprising, and riveting Joseph Berger, longtime reporter for The New York Times and author of Displaced Persons Growing Up American After the Holocaust An important, often harrowing, and until now little known story of the Holocaust how thousands of children were rescued from the Warsaw ghetto by a Polish woman of extraordinary daring and moral courage Joseph Kanon, author of Leaving Berlin Mazzeo chronicles a ray of hope in desperate times in this compelling biography of a brave woman who refused to give up Kirkus Reviews Irenas Children weaves a fascinating narrative of a devastated city, Nazi depravity, and the extraordinary moral and physical courage of those who chose to fight inhumanity with compassion This is a book that stays with you long after youve turned the last page Chaya Deitsch, author of Here and There Leaving Hasidism, Keeping My Family This account of tremendous bravery is recommended for teens and adults who are drawn to inspirational stories Library Journal, starred review While this is not the first biography of Sendler, its succinctness and overall readability will introduce many readers to a truly brave and otherwise remarkable woman who initiated and spearheaded avast collective effort of decency Publishers Weekly Mazzeos portrait of Sendler is harrowing some passages are admittedly difficult to get through, but it feels so important that we do Goop Ms Mazzeo, author of the bestselling The Widow Clicquot,draws from interviews with Sendlers daughter and children she saved to offer new details on Sendlers early life and her remarkable undertaking during World War II The Wall Street Journal Irena s Children Young Readers Edition A True Story of Irena Courage Mary Cronk Farrell, Tilar J Mazzeo on FREE shipping qualifying offers From New York Times i bestselling author comes the extraordinary and long forgotten story Sendler female Oskar Schindler who took staggering risks to aish is a year old Polish woman saved , Jewish children during Holocaust Swim School Limiting class size maximum swimmers per teacher in our older classes, younger beginner enables us promote pleasant safe learning environment, combine professionalism with individual attention personal interest each swimmer Facts about Life Jar Facts The facts above are all taken from Irena, child survivors, or other primary sources moralheroes We remember for evil shadow it casts human history, but forget that even darkest times incredible acts goodness compassion could 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    • 4.5
    • 861
    • Hardcover
    • B0176M3XJ4
    • Tilar J Mazzeo
    • English
    • 12 February 2017
    • 337 pages