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Author Buruma, Ian.

Title Their promised land : my grandparents in love and war / Ian Buruma.

Publication Info. New York : Penguin Press, 2016.

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Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  305.8924 BURUMA    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Biographies  92 BIOGRAPHY SCHLESINGER    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Biographies  B SCHLESINGER    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  920 BURUMA    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  305.892 BUR    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  305.892 B95    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  B SCHLESINGER    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  305.8924 BU    Check Shelf
Description 305 pages ; 22 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents Don't Like the Name -- First Love -- Going to War -- The Long Wait -- Safe Haven -- The Beginning -- The End of the Beginning -- Empire -- The Beginning of the End -- The End -- Epitaph.
Summary In a moving story of an assimilated Jewish family in turbulent times, the author describes his grandparents' enduring love through the terror and separation of two world wars, during which, no matter what befell them, their courage, imagination and devotion helped them to triumph over the very darkest of days.
Subject Schlesinger, Bernard, 1896-1984 -- Correspondence.
Schlesinger, Winifred, 1897-1986 -- Correspondence.
Jews -- England -- London -- Biography.
Jews, German -- England -- London -- Biography.
Jews, German -- Cultural assimilation -- England -- London.
Spouses -- England -- London -- Biography.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography.
Love-letters -- England -- London.
Buruma, Ian.
ISBN 9781594204388 (hardback)
1594204381 (hardback)
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