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Dictionary of American Family Names: 3-Volume Set

Product Description Where did your surname come from? Do you know how many people in the United States share it? What does it tell you about your lineage?From the editor of the highly acclaimed Dictionary of Su [...]

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Justice at Dachau: The Trials of an American Prosecutor

From Booklist For nearly two years, William Denson led the prosecution team at Dachau, Germany, that by August 1948 had found 177 Nazis guards and officers guilty of war crimes at Dachau, Mauthau [...]

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Jack and Rochelle: A Holocaust Story of Love and Resistance

From Publishers Weekly Memoir of two Polish Jews who fell in love while hiding out from the Nazis during WW II. Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc. Read more [...]

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I Shall Live: Surviving the Holocaust Against All Odds

Review 'I read this book...in a single day; I found it so compelling it was hard to put down.' - Simon Wiesenthal'An adventure...almost novelesque in the extraordinary succession of miracles whic [...]

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Saints Behaving Badly: The Cutthroats, Crooks, Trollops, Con Men, and Devil-Worshippers Who Became Saints

From Publishers Weekly The stories Catholics often hear about the saints can give the impression these people emerged from the womb with halos. Craughwell, a well-respected Catholic diocesan newspaper columnist, provides [...]

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I Kiss Your Hands Many Times: Hearts, Souls, and Wars in Hungary

From Booklist *Starred Review* This family memoir is everything you could wish for in the genre: the story of a fascinating family that illuminates the historical time it lived through. The autho [...]

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St. Francis of Assisi

Amazon.com Review There are certainly many studies of Saint Francis of Assisi that an interested reader might find and many of them immensely praiseworthy. But in reading G.K. Chesterton on Francis, you get two glories f [...]

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Tree of Salvation: Yggdrasil and the Cross in the North

Review There is much to recommend in ree of Salvation it is full of interesting and nuanced reflections on the relationship between the Cross and the central sacred tree of the pagan Norse cosmos, and Murphy has a keen e [...]

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The Control Factor: Our Struggle to See the True Threat

Review ?A remarkable book explaining in poignant fashion why we are unable to marshal the necessary emotional resources to compete against the challenge of radical Islam. For anyone interested in [...]

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The Stone-Campbell Movement: A Global History

Review A great deal of historical effort is required if religious traditions want to make inclusion, global, and diversity concretely meaningful instead of just aspirational. This well-researched, carefully organized,and [...]

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Dear God, Have You Ever Gone Hungry?

From Publishers Weekly Bau, an Israeli artist and animator, met his future wife, Rebecca, in the German concentration camp of Plaszow, on the outskirts of Krakow, Poland, where they married in se [...]

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