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Ghosts Of Home

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Author: Marianne Hirsch
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520271254
Size: 54.47 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Religion
Languages : en
Pages : 392
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Book Description: “In this rigorous and beautifully written account, Hirsch and Spitzer chronicle a search for a vanished world and, through the terrible lacuna of the Holocaust, discover the life before and after. Simultaneously a history of a fascinating Central European town, an excavation of a thriving culture, and a journal of several returns, Ghosts of Home adds both scholarly and human dimensions to our knowledge of the Holocaust, the vicissitudes of memory, the predicament of the second generation, the poignant impossibility of recapturing the past – and the need to understand and honor it in its full complexity.”—Eva Hoffman, author of Time “This exemplary masterpiece of cultural memory interweaves the thoughtful reflections of the post-memorial family memoir with astute historical recontextualisation of one family's experiences of the complex Jewish negotiations of cultural modernity and shifting political dominions in Central Europe. Built around the figure of the journey that takes the reader back and forth across the layered histories of the city of former Czernowitz the text explores the fabric of memory in places, images and things which have the affective power to undo amnesia. This book re-engages us not only with an important fragment of 'the past' but asks us to think about what it means to carry lost histories, intergenerationally, and to transform 'the past' by tenderly and thoughtfully reinserting such memories, often transmitted by images and objects, into the still fragile picture of the experience of European Jews across the long twentieth century.”—Griselda Pollock, author of Encounters in the Virtual Feminist Museum: Time, Space and the Archive "Ghosts of Home is a compelling cross-generational memoir of Czernowitz, once a vital center of a fragile German-Jewish cultural symbiosis in the outer reaches of the Habsburg Empire. Hirsch and Spitzer have created a remarkable narrative of live voices, documents, photographs, travelogues, and memorabilia out of which emerges the 'idea of Czernowitz,' ghostlike and filled with gaps, but like a promise of another history which was not to be. This is embodied cultural history at its best."—Andreas Huyssen, author of Present Pasts: Urban Palimpsests and the Politics of Memory "In Ghosts of Home, Marianne Hirsch and Leo Spitzer have written a remarkable inter-generational memoir of Czernowitz and its remarkable German-Jewish cultural world, vanished in the Holocaust. With grace and precision, they use both history and memory to shape a profound set of reflections on loss and survival. Anyone interested in reading a verse of Celan or a short story of Appelfeld should start here. What a gift to join these two scholars on their moving, penetrating journey back to what was once home, somewhere in the now-vanished Jewish world of Czernowitz."—Jay Winter, author of Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning: The Great War in European Cultural History "In a very fine intertwining between the private and the public, this book evokes landscapes of memory animated by ghosts emerging from the past. Hirsch and Spitzer provide us with a multifaceted image of the complex universe of memory. This volume is an important contribution to our way of conceiving the practice of history, its meaning and methodology, its struggle against the unknowns of memory and its choice to give up the claim to omniscience. It is also a delicate and moving story of how individuals connect to each other in the effort to give us back the richness and frailty of the past. For us readers, like for the children of survivors, a passage of memories takes place that allows us to say 'it's our story now.'”—Luisa Passerini, author of Memory and Utopia: The Primacy of Intersubjectivity "This is an engaging and exciting multilayered, guided tour through the city of many names—Czernowitz/Chernivtsi/Cernauti—that perhaps never existed except in memories, dreams, and nightmares. Marianne Hirsch and Leo Spitzer's work is an experiment in story-telling, part history and part dialogical memoir that incorporates voices of parents, survivors, and witnesses and is full of precise and poignant details."—Svetlana Boym, author of The Future of Nostalgia

Dora Bruder

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Author: Patrick Modiano
Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
ISBN: 3446248773
Size: 38.71 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Fiction
Languages : de
Pages : 152
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Book Description: Wer war Dora Bruder? Eine Zeitungsanzeige im Paris Soir vom 31. Dezember 1941 läßt Patrick Modiano nicht mehr los: »Gesucht wird ein junges Mädchen, Dora Bruder, 15 Jahre, ovales Gesicht, graubraune Augen... « Seit diesem Tag folgt er den Spuren der jungen Jüdin im Paris während der deutschen Besatzung. Von der Flucht aus einem katholischen Mädchenpensionat, über ihre Verhaftung und Deportation nach Drancy bis nach Auschwitz, rekonstruiert Modiano ein zerstörtes Leben. »In seiner moralischen und künstlerischen Eindringlichkeit ist Dora Bruder nicht nur große Literatur, sondern auch ein wichtiges Buch, eine Parabel gegen den Terror damals wie heute.« Günther Freitag, DER STANDARD

The Ghosts Of Tullybrae House

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Author: Veronica Bale
ISBN: 9781723040597
Size: 20.13 MB
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Languages : en
Pages : 218
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Book Description: THE PATH TO HER DESTINY LIES IN SOLVING A CENTURIES-OLD MYSTERYEmmie Tunstall is in over her head. Not yet thirty, and she's been hired as curator at Tullybrae House. A three-hundred year old manor in the Scottish Highlands, Tullybrae has more antique and historically significant artefacts than a museum. It will fall to Emmie to inspect, research and catalogue every last one.Of the work itself, she is more than capable. But what Emmie doesn't know is that she and Lamb, Tullybrae's loyal butler, are not the only ones inhabiting the rambling, three-story mansion. She will soon realize that Tullybrae is also home to the ghosts of a little girl, a former countess, and even Lamb's own long-deceased mother.And there is another ghost: an unknown Highlander. Nothing survives of his name, his clan, even his death. Yet he is the one whose presence Emmie senses most strongly, and she becomes determined to solve his mystery. It is here that she is in over her head, for in uncovering his story, she may be uncovering the path to her own destiny.

Ghosts Of Greenglass House

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Author: Kate Milford
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 1328828921
Size: 65.43 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Juvenile Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 464
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Book Description: Welcome to the irresistible world of Greenglass House, where thirteen-year-old Milo is spending the winter holidays stuck in a house full of strange guests who are not what they seem. There are fresh clues to uncover as friends old and new join in his search for a mysterious map and a famous smuggler’s lost haul. Sure to thrill both fans and newcomers, this smart, suspenseful tale offers ghosts, friendships, and a cast of unforgettable characters, all wrapped up in a cozy mystery.

The Ghost Of Home

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Author: Michael W. Smolinsky
Size: 78.81 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category :
Languages : en
Pages : 43
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Book Description: This collection of poems, "The Ghost of Home, " is dedicated to my father, William Smolinsky.

The Ghost Of Guir House

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Author: Charles Willing Beale
Publisher: Good Press
Size: 48.59 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 174
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Book Description: "The Ghost of Guir House" by Charles Willing Beale. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Ghosts Of Leavenworth And The Cascade Foothills

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Author: Deborah Cuyle
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 162585854X
Size: 19.86 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 144
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Book Description: The spirits of the early pioneers still roam the streets of Leavenworth and lurk in the lengthening shadows of the surrounding hills. Chas Gordon's murder sits unsolved after a century of mystery, as does the location of the lost Ingalls gold. Muffled sobs mark out the Thorp Cemetery, while a ghostly hand coaxes a soft tune from the piano in the lobby of the Tumwater Inn. Saloon shootings and railroad tragedies left their own legacy of restless souls. Author Deborah Cuyle reveals the fascinating history behind the ghost stories from this corner of the Cascade Mountains.

Greenglass House

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Author: Kate Milford
Publisher: Verlag Freies Geistesleben
ISBN: 3772541135
Size: 38.17 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Fiction
Languages : de
Pages : 447
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Book Description: Greenglass House ist nicht irgendein Gasthaus. Es hat im Laufe der Jahre viele Schmuggler beherbergt und ist nur per Standseilbahn zu erreichen. Warum kommen dort mitten im tiefsten Winter lauter seltsame Gäste an? Milo, der chinesische Adoptivsohn der Pines, die das Gasthaus führen, glaubt nicht an einen Zufall – wer könnte das auch bei so vielen rätselhaften Diebstählen? So beginnt er seine Detektivarbeit ... Zusammen mit Meddy, der Tochter der Köchin, entschlüsselt Milo die Hinweise und löst beharrlich die Fäden des sich verdichtenden Gewebes von Geheimnissen. Wenn es ihnen gelingt, die Wahrheit über Greenglass House aufzudecken, erfahren sie vielleicht auch etwas über sich selbst. – So vielen originellen, mysteriösen Personen wie hier begegnet man selten in einem Buch.

The Ghosts Of Mercy Manor

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Author: Betty Ren Wright
Publisher: Turtleback
ISBN: 9780613066365
Size: 57.90 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Ghosts
Languages : en
Pages :
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Book Description: A young orphan tries to uncover the truth of a ghost's long hidden past and untimely death.

Ghosts Of The Shadow Market

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Author: Cassandra Clare
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
ISBN: 1534433635
Size: 40.95 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Young Adult Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 656
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Book Description: A #1 New York Times bestseller! From #1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestseller Cassandra Clare comes an exciting short story collection that follows Jem Carstairs as he travels through the many Shadow Markets around the world. Ghosts of the Shadow Market is set in the world of the Shadowhunters. The Shadow Market is a meeting point for faeries, werewolves, warlocks, and vampires. There, the Downworlders buy and sell magical objects, make dark bargains, and whisper secrets they do not want the Shadowhunters to know. Through two centuries, however, there has been a frequent visitor to the Shadow Market from the very heart of the Shadowhunters’ world. Jem Carstairs is searching through the Shadow Market, in many different cities over long years, for a relic from his past. Follow Jem and see—against the backdrop of the Shadow Market’s dark dealings and spectacle—Anna Lightwood’s doomed romance, Matthew Fairchild’s great sin, and Tessa Gray as she is plunged into a world war. Valentine Morgenstern buys a soul at the Market and a young Jace Wayland’s soul finds safe harbor. In the Market is hidden a lost heir and a beloved ghost, and no one can save you once you have traded away your heart. Not even Jem.

The Ghosts Of Guerrilla Memory

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Author: Matthew C. Hulbert
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 0820350028
Size: 47.63 MB
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Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 327
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Book Description: The Civil War tends to be remembered as a vast sequence of battles, with a turning point at Gettysburg and a culmination at Appomattox. But in the guerrilla theater, the conflict was a vast sequence of home invasions, local traumas, and social degeneration that did not necessarily end in 1865. This book chronicles the history of "guerrilla memory," the collision of the Civil War memory "industry" with the somber realities of irregular warfare in the borderlands of Missouri and Kansas. In the first accounting of its kind, Matthew Christopher Hulbert's book analyzes the cultural politics behind how Americans have remembered, misremembered, and re-remembered guerrilla warfare in political rhetoric, historical scholarship, literature, and film and at reunions and on the stage. By probing how memories of the guerrilla war were intentionally designed, created, silenced, updated, and even destroyed, Hulbert ultimately reveals a continent-wide story in which Confederate bushwhackers--pariahs of the eastern struggle over slavery--were transformed into the vanguards of American imperialism in the West.

Ghosts Of Kampala

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Author: George Ivan Smith
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Size: 55.26 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Atrocities
Languages : en
Pages : 198
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Book Description: Overzicht van de gebeurtenissen in Oeganda onder het terreurbewind van Idi Amin (geb. 1925)