Something beautiful happened : a story of survival and courage in the face of evil / Yvette Manessis Corporon.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library||940.5318 COR (Text)||30477101105991||Adult: New||Checked out||10/10/2017|
- ISBN: 9781501161117
- ISBN: 1501161113
- Physical Description: xiv, 305 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
- Edition: First Howard Books hardcover edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Howard Books, an Imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2017.
- Copyright: ©2017
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Introduction. They weren't really gone after all -- We loved them like sisters -- The Jews of Corfu -- You are orphans now -- Pass the lamb. We saved the Jews. -- Papa Savvas, the Jewish tailor of Corfu -- The nightly knock at the door -- Yia-yia never told -- -- Searching for Savvas -- Righteous among the nations -- Whatever you do, don't challenge him to a game of chess -- I think our grandmothers were friends -- Reat and Bill -- When words don't make sense -- Tragic irony -- He picked the wrong family and the wrong community -- He was watching over them -- The ones who stood up -- Heaven is all around us -- It was nothing. It was everything. -- Piecing together the story of Savvas -- Rosa's family -- Modern miracles -- Reunion -- Erikousa's Icarus -- Finding Savvas -- Full circle -- Epilogue -- Afterword. Lessons from new and cherished friends.
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