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1 Briskin, Mae A Boy Like Astrid's Mother [*SIGNED*]
New York W. W. Norton & Company (c.1988) 0-393-02603-5 / 9780393026030 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dj Illustrated by (dj) Jane Meredith Signed by Author
[nice tight copy, bottom front corner slightly bumped; jacket shows a bit of surface wear]. SIGNED by the author at the upper left-hand corner of the title page. The author's first book of collected stories "deals with friends, parents, and children, husbands and wives, victims and rescuers, Christians and Jews. The first section of this collection of stories chronicles American society of the past fifty years, while the second explores a smaller space and briefer time -- northern and central Italy, 1943 to 1945 -- where a tiny part of Europe's population risked their lives to shelter Jews." Signed by Author 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Briskin, Mae The Tree Still Stands [*SIGNED*]
New York W. W. Norton & Co. (c.1991) 0-393-02894-1 / 9780393028942 2nd printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dj Illustrated by (dj) Jane Meredith Signed by Author
[nice tight clean copy, minimal wear]. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the title page. "A novel of rescue and resistance," about a Jewish family from Warsaw attempting to reach the safety of southern France during 1939. "Based on historical fact and real people," and told through the eyes of the family's young daughter, the book puts particular emphasis on those who protected -- or betrayed -- them during their harrowing journey. Signed by Author 
Price: 12.00 USD
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