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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
Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville 940.53 COR (Text) 76895000271033 1st Floor New Books Checked out 12/26/2017
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 940.53 CORPORON (Text) 9781501161117S On Order On order -
Jay Co PL - Portland 940.53 C819 (Text) 76383000455509 Adult New Shelf, NF On holds shelf -
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library 940.5318 COR (Text) 30477101105991 Adult: New Checked out 12/21/2017
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 940.5318 CORPORON (Text) 33946003252835 New Books . 2nd Floor Checked out 12/29/2017

Record details

  • 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.

Content descriptions

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.
Subject: Jews > Greece > Corfu Island.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Greece > Corfu Island.
World War, 1939-1945 > Jews > Rescue > Greece > Corfu Island.
Corporon, Yvette Manessis.
HISTORY / Asia / General
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