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Chasing shadows —Austin, Lynn N., author.

"For fans of bestselling WWII fiction comes a powerful novel from Lynn Austin about three women whose lives are instantly changed when the Nazis invade the neutral Netherlands, forcing each into a complicated dance of ch...

Milk fed : a novel —Broder, Melissa, author.

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 On CD
2011
Availability: 1 of 2

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...

Certain girls : a novel —Weiner, Jennifer.

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 only woman in the room —Benedict, Marie, author.

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.
Large Print
2020
Availability: 5 of 7

"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
Availability: 13 of 14

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...

Heartwood : a novel —Plain, Belva.

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.
Large Print
2011
Availability: 9 of 12

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...

As close to us as breathing : a novel —Poliner, Elizabeth, author.

Enjoying summertime weeks of freedom at a popular Jewish beach with their children, beautiful Ada thrives away from her strict husband, while chef Vivie develops diplomatic skills, and unmarried Bec is forced to choose b...

The weight of ink —Kadish, Rachel, author.

"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...

The light after the war : a novel —Abriel, Anita, author.

"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...

Blues in the night —Krich, Rochelle Majer.

"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...

Woman in gold

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
Availability: 2 of 2

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...

Our darkest night : a novel of Italy and the Second World War —Robson, Jennifer, 1970- author.

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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