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    Review Crossing the Borders of Time EBOOK DOWNLOAD Crossing the Borders of Time This book was brought to my attention by the NPR radio program where Diane Rehm interviewed the author Leslie Maitland After listening

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    Characters Ñ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Leslie Maitland EBOOK DOWNLOAD Crossing the Borders of Time Reading through the reviews on Goodreads I am amazed that people focused on the immorality of marriage infidelit

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD Crossing the Borders of Time ETA I would like to discuss this book with others who have read it Please see message four below I cannot say I liked the ending but hey this is not fiction I would recommend this book to those interested in WW2 memoirs and those who do not get upset when they read about infidelity I would avoid the audiobook narrated by the author The melodramatic tone piled on top of emotional melodramatic lines is sometimes hard to

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD Crossing the Borders of Time Leslie Maitland ✓ 8 Summary Characters Ñ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Leslie Maitland I loved every moment I spent reading this book which I did in about 4 days Maitland's writing style was unlike any other I have ever encountered; part memoir part investigative reporter part narrative part history and part novel Clearly Mait

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    Characters Ñ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Leslie Maitland EBOOK DOWNLOAD Crossing the Borders of Time Leslie Maitland ✓ 8 Summary I bought into the selling point that this book told the Romeo and Juliet esue love story of two young lovers separated over decades due to Maitland’s mother’s family escaping persecution during the Holocaust Well yes that’s part of it but a sizeable portion of the 500 pages are devoted to dry historical information taking away from the primary personal story It’s important information and I usually do

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    Review Crossing the Borders of Time EBOOK DOWNLOAD Crossing the Borders of Time Leslie Maitland ✓ 8 Summary I really wanted to love this book I mean a love story about a couple separated through war and reunited years and marriages later? Sounds amazing Unfortunately the writing just drove me bonkers The story meandered all around and got lost in annoying details I couldn't even hang on until it got to the good part Too bad

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD Crossing the Borders of Time Part of this book is a remarkable story remarkably told I hovered between a 3 and 4 on this one because Maitland's mother

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD Crossing the Borders of Time Characters Ñ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Leslie Maitland On a pier in Marseille in 1942 with desperate refugees pressing to board one of the last ships to escape France before the Nazis choked off its ports an 18 year old German Jewish girl was pried from the arms of the Catholic Frenchman she loved and promised to marry As the Lipari carried Janine and her family to Casablan

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD Crossing the Borders of Time Leslie Maitland ✓ 8 Summary Leslie Maitland's biographymemoir really operates on 2 levels First there's the story of the escape of the her mother and her mother's family from the oncoming Nazis as they move first from Germany to France and then escape France for Cuba and eventually the United States The details of Jewish life under a Nazi regime are chilling I

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD Crossing the Borders of Time Characters Ñ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Leslie Maitland Review Crossing the Borders of Time After hearing this amazing love story from Leslie Maitland herself it took me three years to finally pick up the book It was beautifully written and I could tell that it was one of the most important things that she's ever w

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Review Crossing the Borders of Time

Leslie Maitland ✓ 8 Summary Crossing the Borders of Time Free read ó 8 Leslie Maitland is an award winning former New York Times investigative reporter whose mother and grandparents fled Germany in 1938 for France where as Jews they spent four years as refugees the last two under risk of Nazi deportation In 1942 they made it onto the last boat to escape France before the Germans sealed its harbors Then ba. Reading through the reviews on Goodreads I am amazed that people focused on the immorality of marriage infidelity and spoke little about the horrific historical events this family survived It may seem hard to believe but the Gunzberger family was one of the lucky ones They had money and connections that allowed them to escape Nazi Germany when a full 90% of the Jews in Germany were killed by the Nazis I love that the family was able to preserve so many artifacts Most of the Jews who survived lost everything And Leslie s research was impeccable Only a true story could be this fascinating as it talked about the compromises we all make in life This is a true testament to the power of one family and the dreams they hadThank you Leslie Maitland for having the courage to share your family s incredible story

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Crossing the Borders of Time

Leslie Maitland ✓ 8 Summary Crossing the Borders of Time Free read ó 8 Rred from entering the United States they lived in Cuba for almost two years before emigrating to New York This sweeping account of one family’s escape from the turmoil of war torn Europe hangs upon the intimate and deeply personal story of Maitland’s mother’s passionate romance with a Catholic Frenchman Separated by war and her. I bought into the selling point that this book told the Romeo and Juliet esue love story of two young lovers separated over decades due to Maitland s mother s family escaping persecution during the Holocaust Well yes that s part of it but a sizeable portion of the 500 pages are devoted to dry historical information taking away from the primary personal story It s important information and I usually do enjoy history but the author threw in every little tidbit from her research and turned the book into a slog fest Without giving away the ending it was a huge disappointment All along Maitland makes her two protagonists victims and I agree with some of that particularly when it came to actions by Janine s family to ensure the couple were kept separated But the selfish self centered behavior of Roland and Hanna in their later years was inexcusable for me especially after they had suffered so much due to their loved ones unforgivable actionsBy the end I felt a bit duped and a lot disappointed

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Leslie Maitland ✓ 8 Summary Crossing the Borders of Time Free read ó 8 Family’s disapproval the young lovers Janine and Roland lose each other for fifty years It is a testimony to both Maitland’s investigative skills and her devotion to her mother that she successfully traced the lost Roland and was able to reunite him with Janine Unlike so many stories of love during wartime theirs has a happy ending. On a pier in Marseille in 1942 with desperate refugees pressing to board one of the last ships to escape France before the Nazis choked off its ports an 18 year old German Jewish girl was pried from the arms of the Catholic Frenchman she loved and promised to marry As the Lipari carried Janine and her family to Casablanca on the first leg of a perilous journey to safety in Cuba she would read through her tears the farewell letter that Roland had slipped in her pocket Whatever the length of our separation our love will survive it because it depends on us alone I give you my vow that whatever the time we must wait you will be my wife Never forget never doubt Five years later her fierce desire to reunite with Roland first obstructed by war and then in secret by her father and brother Janine would build a new life in New York with a dynamic American husband That his obsession with Ayn Rand tormented their marriage was just one of the reasons she never ceased yearning to reclaim her lost love Investigative reporter Leslie Maitland grew up enthralled by her mother s accounts of forbidden romance and harrowing flight from the Nazis Her book is both a journalist s vivid depiction of a world at war and a daughter s pursuit of a haunting uestion what had become of the handsome Frenchman whose picture her mother continued to treasure almost fifty years after they parted It is a tale of memory that reporting made real and a story of undying love that crosses the borders of time

  • Hardcover
  • 544
  • Crossing the Borders of Time
  • Leslie Maitland
  • English
  • 03 February 2019
  • 9781590514962