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145 Results
Milk fed : a novel —Broder, Melissa, author.
Book
2021
0 available of 9 items

Transitioning from her Jewish faith to dieting to maintain an illusion of existential control, Rachel bonds with an Orthodox woman at a frozen yogurt shop before embarking on a journey of food, desire and spiritual fulfi...

Heartwood : a novel —Plain, Belva.
Book
2011
39 available of 40 items

Though Iris Stern considers herself a modern woman, with a successful academic career and a happy marriage, she still holds steadfast to her old-fashioned sensibilities. But as the mother of three adult children, each wi...

Heartwood [a novel] —Plain, Belva.
Book On CD
2011
0 available of 2 items

Though Iris Stern considers herself a modern woman, with a successful academic career and a happy marriage, she still holds steadfast to her old-fashioned sensibilities. But as the mother of three adult children, each wi...

The only woman in the room —Benedict, Marie, author.
Book
2019
13 available of 18 items

Hedy Kiesler is lucky. Her beauty leads to a starring role in a controversial film and marriage to a powerful Austrian arms dealer, allowing her to evade Nazi persecution despite her Jewish heritage. But Hedy is also int...

The light after the war : a novel —Abriel, Anita, author.
Book
2020
11 available of 12 items

"It is 1946 when Vera Frankel and her best friend Edith Ban arrive in Naples. Refugees from Hungary, they escaped from a train headed for Auschwitz and were hidden by farmers until the end of the war while the rest of th...

The light after the war a novel —Abriel, Anita, author.
Large Print
2020
5 available of 7 items

"It is 1946 when Vera Frankel and her best friend Edith Ban arrive in Naples. Refugees from Hungary, they escaped from a train headed for Auschwitz and were hidden by farmers until the end of the war while the rest of th...

The only woman in the room a novel —Benedict, Marie.
Large Print
2019
10 available of 14 items

Her beauty almost certainly saved her from the rising Nazi party and led to marriage with an Austrian arms dealer. Underestimated in everything else, she overheard the Third Reich's plans while at her husband's side, und...

Vienna prelude —Thoene, Bodie, 1951-
Book
1989
10 available of 11 items

Certain girls : a novel —Weiner, Jennifer.
Book
2008
27 available of 28 items

Follows the life of Cannie Shapiro including her interactions with friends and family and her unexpected discovery that her mother hid some truths from her all her life.

The weight of ink —Kadish, Rachel, author.
Book
2017
7 available of 11 items

"An intellectual and emotional jigsaw puzzle of a novel for readers of A. S. Byatt's Possession and Geraldine Brooks's People of the Book Set in London of the 1660s and of the early twenty-first century, The Weight of In...

Heartwood a novel —Plain, Belva.
Large Print
2011
12 available of 12 items

Though Iris Stern considers herself a modern woman, with a successful academic career and a happy marriage, she still holds steadfast to her old-fashioned sensibilities. But as the mother of three adult children, each wi...

Woman in gold
DVD
2015
31 available of 35 items

Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann, starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt's famous painting Portrait of Adele B...

As close to us as breathing —Poliner, Elizabeth, author.
Large Print
2016
3 available of 3 items

In 1948, a small stretch of the Woodmont, Connecticut shoreline, affectionately named "Bagel Beach," has long been a summer destination for Jewish families. Here sisters Ada, Vivie, and Bec assemble at their beloved fami...

A catered affair —Margolis, Sue.
Book
2011
3 available of 4 items

Vienna prelude —Thoene, Bodie, 1951-
Book
2004
2 available of 2 items

The book of Dahlia : a novel —Albert, Elisa, 1978-
Book
2008
0 available of 1 items

A young Jewish-American woman learns that she has brain cancer and through a series of flashbacks examines her wasted life.

Invisible City —Dahl, Julia, 1977-
Book
2014
5 available of 5 items

"Just months after Rebekah Roberts was born, her mother, an Hasidic Jew from Brooklyn, abandoned her Christian boyfriend and newborn baby to return to her religion. Neither Rebekah nor her father have heard from her sinc...

The wonder spot —Bank, Melissa.
Book
2005
4 available of 4 items

Follows Sophie Applebaum's quest for her own identity as the self-depreciating only daughter in a Jewish suburban family.

Blues in the night —Krich, Rochelle Majer.
Book
2002
6 available of 6 items

"Sunday, July 13. 1:45 A.M. Near Lookout Mountain and Laurel Canyon. An unidentified woman in her twenties, wearing a nightgown, was the victim of a hit-and-run accident that left her unconscious and seriously injured. T...

Our darkest night : a novel of Italy and the Second World War —Robson, Jennifer, 1970- author.
Book
2021
3 available of 77 items

Hiding from the Nazis in the guise of a Christian farmer's wife, a Jewish woman is met with suspicion by a Nazi official who harbors a vendetta against the former seminary student posing as her husband.

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