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Motherland by Fern Schumer Chapman

Motherland: Beyond The Holocaust by Fern Schumer Chapman – 208 pages Book Blurb: One woman’s moving story of her journey with her mother to find their past and the tragedy that haunts it. In 1937, Edith Westerfeld’s parents–before being killed by the Nazis–sent her from Germany to live with relatives in America. Fifty-four years later, […]

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The Samurai's Garden

The Samurai’s Garden by Gail Tsukiyama

The Samurai’s Garden by Gail Tsukiyama – 211 pages Book Blurb: A 20-year-old Chinese painter named Stephen is sent to his family’s summer home in a Japanese coastal village to recover from a bout with tuberculosis. Here he is cared for by Matsu, a reticent housekeeper and a master gardener. Over the course of a […]

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