The heart has reasons : Dutch rescuers of Jewish children during the Holocaust (Book, 2012) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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The heart has reasons : Dutch rescuers of Jewish children during the Holocaust

Author: Mark Klempner
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Night Stand Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Updated ed
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Recounts the stories of men and women who risked their lives to rescue Jews during the Holocaust and explores what others can learn through their stories about courage, determination, and compassion.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Personal narratives
Biography
Personal narratives, Dutch
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Klempner
ISBN: 9780988567405 0988567407
OCLC Number: 840424681
Description: viii, 225 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword by Christopher R. Browning --
Map of the Netherlands --
Beginnings --
Background --
Invincible Summer / Hetty Voute --
Faith Like a Rock / Heiltje Kooistra --
Chemistry of Compassion / Rut Matthijsen --
On Wings of Song / Gisela Sohnlein --
Divine Mother / Clara Dijkstra --
Just the Human Thing To Do / Kees Veenstra --
A Glimpse of Grace / Janet Kalff --
Mastermind of the Heart / Pieter Meerburg --
Staring Truth in the Face / Mieke Vermeer --
Laughing It All Away / Theo Leenders --
The Heart Has Reasons --
Reflections --
Endings --
Comments and acknowledgments --
Endnotes --
Source materials bibliography.
Responsibility: Mark Klempner.

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Recounts the stories of men and women who risked their lives to rescue Jews during the Holocaust and explores what others can learn through their stories about courage, determination, and compassion.
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Preserves Rescuers' Stories for Us and Future Generations

by BlueValleySchool (WorldCat user published 2015-08-28) Excellent Permalink

The Holocaust left an indelible imprint on Mark Klempner’s family, and has always maintained a presence in his own life. His maternal grandfather left Hungary in 1936, only to later have his parents and 10 brothers murdered by the Nazis. His father escaped Poland...
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