When the World Was Whole: Three Centuries of Memories

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Viking, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 266 pages
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A descendent of Central European Jews recounts his ancestor's experiences obtaining land in a country where Jews had few privileges, and describes how the land and customs of such Jews were eventually lost

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When the world was whole: three centuries of memories

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Fenyvesi, a writer for the U.S. News and World Report, opens his book with the words, "Ever since I remember remembering, I have heard stories about my ancestors . . . .'' Remembrance is his theme as ... Read full review


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Charles Fenyvesi is a former staff writer for The Washington Post and U.S. News & World Report. He edits an electronic newsletter on human rights, Bigotry Monitor from Dickerson, Maryland.

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