New York: HarperCollins, 2001. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. 25 cm. x, 326 pages. Illustrations (with 16 pages of plates). Note on Sources. Slight soiling to DJ. The author is a Pulitzer Prize-nominated reporter. Story of three soldiers who served in a Jewish fighting force against the Nazis in the autumn of 1944. Howard Blum (born 1948) is an American author and journalist. Formerly a reporter for The Village Voice and The New York Times, Blum is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and the author of several non-fiction books, including the New York Times bestseller and Edgar Award winner American Lightning. In 1986, Blum began working as a reporter for the New York Times, where he earned two Pulitzer Prize nominations. Since 1994, Blum has been a contributing editor to Vanity Fair. Several of his books were non-fiction bestsellers, including Gangland, Wanted, The Gold of Exodus, and The Brigade: An Epic Story of Vengeance, Salvation, and WWII. Additionally, a number of his works have been optioned for film. Miramax Films is in the process of making The Brigade into a major motion picture.
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New York: HarperCollins, 2001. Believed to be a book club edition but marked First Edition. Second Printing. Hardcover. 25 cm. x, 326 pages. Illustrations (with 16 pages of plates). Note on sources. DJ has no price information. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Howard Blum (born 1948) is an American author and journalist. In 1986, Blum began working as a reporter for the New York Times, where he earned two Pulitzer Prize nominations. Formerly a reporter for The Village Voice and The New York Times, Blum is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and the author of several non-fiction books, including the New York Times bestseller and Edgar Award winner American Lightning, and The Brigade. It has been reported that Miramax Films is in the process of making The Brigade into a major motion picture.
London: Vallentine Mitchell, 2002. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Trade paperback. xxvi, 422 pages. Illustrations. Inscribed on the half title page. Inscription reads To Steven, with compliments from Aunt Leva with Love. Alex. Blumstein Washington DC, June/14/03. Includes List of Illustrations; Preface by Antony Polonsky; Introduction, and Afterwood. Also contains List of Illustrations; The Library of Holocaust Testimonies; Preface; Introduction; The Family; The Refugees; Nadia and Tante Thea; Before the Storm; Invasion; The Germans; My Brother Tolo; Tolo's Story; Still Free in the City; Ghetto II; Our Life in the Ghetto; The Gestapo Takes Over; Ghetto I; Escape; Staniewicze; Fathers Story; All Together; The First Spring; The First Summer; Hillel; Winter 1944; Spring 1944; The Red Army; Return to Grodno; Aunt Ada's Story; My New Life in Grodno; Lodz; Victory; May 1945 Holiday; 1946; 31 France; and Afterword. Also contains List of Illustrations between pages 230 and 231; The Library of Holocaust Testimonies; Preface; Introduction; The Family; The Refugees; Nadia and TanteThea; Before the Storm; Invasion; The Germans; My Brother Tolo; Tolo's Story; Still Free in the City; Ghetto II; Our Life in the Ghetto; The Gestapo Takes Over; Ghetto 1; Escape; Staniewicze; Father's Story; All Together; The First Spring; The First Summer: Hillel; Winter 1944; Spring 1944; The Red Army; Return to Grodno; Aunt Ada's Story; My New Life in Grodno; Lodz; Victory; My 1945 Holiday; 1946; France; and Afterword. Section on The Library of Holocaust Testimonies by Sir Martin Gilbert.
New York: The Free Press, 1978. First Printing. Hardcover. xi, , 250 pages. Illustrations. Notes. Index. Small tears and chips to DJ edges. DJ has some soiling and staining. Inscribed and dated by the author to Martin Feinstein (perhaps the Martin Feinstein, who helped the Kennedy Center in Washington and its resident opera company grow and fill a large, empty niche in the capital's cultural life as executive director of one, then general manager of the other? From 1938 o 1946, Mr. Borkin was the chief of the patent and cartel section of the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justices and was responsible for the wartime investigation and prosecution of the I.G.-dominated cartels. He was also the chairman of the Federal Bar Association Committee on standards of Judicial Behavior.
Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1991. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. x, , 195,  pages. Footnotes. This is one of the Modern Jewish Experience series. Includes Preface, Acknowledgments, and Introduction. Part 1--The Work of the Past; Part 2--Pieces of the Mirror; Postscript. References, and Index. Part 1 includes chapters on Children of the Century, From The Pale to The City of Light, Maybe There is a God, and Getting By. Part 2 has chapters on Reports of the War in Lebanon, Dejuner Solennel, High Culture and Folklore, Leaders and Intellectuals, Mourning, Children and Other Strangers, and Postscript--The Landslay and The End of the Century. "This book chronicles the stubborn persistence of that community and its members efforts to construct a collective memory of their generation. It focuses on the immigrant societies known as landsmanshaftn and on other immigrant institutions that help keep Yiddish culture alive and involve the immigrants in the politics of the Jewish and wider worlds." from the jacket flap.
New York, N.Y. The Free Press, 1980. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xiii, , 266,  pages. DJ has wear, tears, chips and soiling. Red dot on top edge. Includes Preface, Acknowledgments, Introduction, Afterword, Notes, Selected Bibliography, and Index. Chapters include The Religious Behavior of Holocaust Survivors; The Faith of Holocaust Survivors; The Meaning of the Holocaust; Seven Theological Questions; and An Afterword. Reeve Robert Brenner (born 1936) is an American Reform rabbi, inventor and author. Since his ordination at the New York campus of the Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion in 1964, he has been a U.S. Army chaplain stationed in West Germany, senior staff chaplain at the clinical center of The National Institutes of Health, and served a number of congregations. As the first rabbi on the faculty of St. Vincent College and Seminary in Latrobe, PA, he taught Jewish religious thought and philosophy. His first major work, American Jewry and the Rise of Nazism, received the YIVO Jewish Scholarship Prize. His book, The Faith and Doubt of Holocaust Survivors, is the result of nine years of research conducted among survivors in Israel in order to explore the ramifications of the Holocaust upon their own personal belief and practice as Jews. This book was a finalist for the 1981 National Jewish Book Awards.
Portland, Oregon: Areopagitica Press, 1990. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 158,  pages. Acknowledgments. Introduction. Conclusion. Appendices (containing Clara Greenbaum's Account of the Liberation of Bergen-Belsen, Simon Wiesenthal's Account of the Liberation of Mauthausen, and Elie Wiesel's Account of the Liberation of Buchenwald). Annotated Bibliography. Index. Name of previous owner (and date) written in ink on top corner of front flyleaf. Jon Bridgman (1930 - 2015) was an American historian and a professor emeritus of the University of Washington. Bridgman received his doctorate from Stanford University in 1961 and spent his entire teaching career at the University of Washington. He was the recipient of the university's Distinguished Teaching Award in 1973. His popularity as a speaker earned him a position lecturing to the annual meeting of the UW Alumni Association from 1987 to 2002,. He published several works such as The Revolt of the Hereros and The End of the Holocaust: The Liberation of the Camps.
Lincoln, Nebraska and Jerusalem: University of Nebraska Press and Yad Vashem, 2004. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xii, , 615,  pages. Includes List of Illustrations; Preface; Background; Poland, Laboratory of Racial Policy; The Search for a Final Solution through expulsion; The Polish Ghettos; Germany and Europe; Preparing for the War of Destruction"; Operation Barbarossa and the Onset of the Holocaust; From War of Destruction to the Final Solution; The Final Solution from Conception to Implementation, October 1941--March 1942; and Conclusion. Also contains Notes, Bibliography, and Index, as well as charts on General Government, 1939--1942, and Nazi Expulsions, September 1939--April 1941, and maps of Poland 1940; Europe, December 1941; and Occupied Soviet Territory, December 1941. Christopher Robert Browning (born May 22, 1944) is Frank Porter Graham Professor Emeritus of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). A specialist on the Holocaust, Browning is known for his work on the Final Solution, the behavior of those implementing Nazi policies, and the use of survivor testimony. He is the author of nine books, including Ordinary Men (1992) and The Origins of the Final Solution (2004). Browning taught at Pacific Lutheran University from 1974 to 1999, eventually becoming a Distinguished Professor. In 1999 he moved to UNC to accept the appointment as Frank Porter Graham Professor of History, and in 2006 he was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. After retiring from UNC in 2014, he became a visiting professor at the University of Washington in Seattle. Browning has acted as an expert witness at several Holocaust-related trials.
New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2003. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. 268,  pages. Signed by the author on the title page. Stories include Squeak, Memory; Splinters, The Return of Eros to Academe, Paper Hero, The Suburbiad, The Swap, Filophilia, But, Microsoft! What Byte Through Wonder Windows Breaks?, Tongue of the Jews, The Two Franzes, and The War Lovers. Ranging from turn-of-the-twentieth-century Prague to the site of a Central American rebellion to the home of a certain Seattle software magnate to the roof of an urban skyscraper, each of these outrageous (though occasionally tender) stories offers keen insight into human nature. The wicked exploits of an assortment of louts and losers occupy Bukiet's latest collection hints at the deceitful nature of its multiple protagonists. An aspiring writer talks Vladimir Nabokov across midtown Manhattan one afternoon in the summer of Watergate. A young co-ed's seduction of her elderly history professor delivers her an A and him lasting happiness. Max, "a liar and a voyeur, like any true artist,' wanders the East Village taking photographs of murder victims. Melvin Jules Bukiet, MFA, Columbia University, is an author and literary critic. He has written a number of novels, including Sandman's Dust, After, While the Messiah Tarries, Signs and Wonders, Strange Fire, and A Faker's Dozen. He edited the collections Neurotica: Jewish Writers on Sex, Nothing Makes You Free, and Scribblers on the Roof. He won the 1992 Edward Lewis Wallant Award and other prizes; stories published in Antaeus, Paris Review, and essays published in The New York Times, Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times.