The Resource The seamstress : a memoir of survival, Sara Tuvel Bernstein, with Louise Loots Thornton and Marlene Bernstein Samuels ; introduction by Edgar M. Bronfman, (electronic resource)

The seamstress : a memoir of survival, Sara Tuvel Bernstein, with Louise Loots Thornton and Marlene Bernstein Samuels ; introduction by Edgar M. Bronfman, (electronic resource)

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The seamstress : a memoir of survival
Title
The seamstress
Title remainder
a memoir of survival
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Sara Tuvel Bernstein, with Louise Loots Thornton and Marlene Bernstein Samuels ; introduction by Edgar M. Bronfman
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eng
Summary
Growing up, Sara (Seren) Tuvel was the smartest, most ambitious girl in her Romanian mountain village. When she won and accepted a scholarship to a Gentiles-only Gymnasium, she was forced to make a decision that would change her path forever. At thirteen, faced with a teacher's anti-Semitism, Seren walked out of her classroom and into a new existence. She became the apprentice to a seamstress, and her skill with needle and thread enabled her again and again to patch the fraying pieces of her life. As the Nazis encircled the country and bombs rained down, Seren stitched her way to survival, scraping together enough money to provide for her family. When she, her younger sister Esther, and two friends were sent to the Ravensbruck concentration camp in Germany, the four girls became one another's shelter. Told with the same old-fashioned narrative power as the novels of Herman Wouk, The Seamstress is the true story of Seren (Sara) Tuvel Bernstein and her survival during wartime. A story of tragedy told in raw, powerful language, it is also a dramatic tale of courage, intimate friendship, romance, and startling good fortune that will have listeners cheering
Summary
At thirteen, faced with a teacher's anti-Semitism, Seren walked out of her classroom and into a new existence. She became the apprentice to a seamstress, and her skill with needle and thread enabled her again and again to patch the fraying pieces of her life. As the Nazis encircled the country and bombs rained down, Seren stitched her way to survival, scraping together enough money to provide for her family. When she, her younger sister Esther, and two friends were sent to the Ravensbruck concentration camp in Germany, the four girls became one another's shelter
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Audies: Biography/Memoir, 2013.
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10080190
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Midwest
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1918-
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Bernstein, Sara Tuvel
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940.5318092
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Read by Wanda McCaddon
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1929-2013
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  • Thornton, Louise Loots
  • Samuels, Marlene Bernstein
  • Bronfman, Edgar M.
  • McCaddon, Wanda
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True
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  • Jews
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
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adult
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a memoir of survival
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The seamstress : a memoir of survival, Sara Tuvel Bernstein, with Louise Loots Thornton and Marlene Bernstein Samuels ; introduction by Edgar M. Bronfman, (electronic resource)
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MWT10756577
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (780 min.))
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The seamstress : a memoir of survival, Sara Tuvel Bernstein, with Louise Loots Thornton and Marlene Bernstein Samuels ; introduction by Edgar M. Bronfman, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
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MWT10756577
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (780 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781452625980
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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digital.
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MWT10756577
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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