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Restitution #2020

Restitution Europe on the eve of the Second World War and a Jewish family feels the Nazi danger closing inLed by their indomitable mother Marie the Reesers make a daring escape from under the watchful eyes of

  • Title: Restitution
  • Author: Kathy Kacer
  • ISBN: 9781897187753
  • Page: 109
  • Format: Paperback
  • Restitution By Kathy Kacer, Europe, on the eve of the Second World War, and a Jewish family feels the Nazi danger closing inLed by their indomitable mother, Marie, the Reesers make a daring escape from under the watchful eyes of the Gestapo, fleeing their comfortable home in Czechoslovakia to safety and a new life in Canada Their lives are saved, but all else is lost, including four beautiful and vaEurope, on the eve of the Second World War, and a Jewish family feels the Nazi danger closing inLed by their indomitable mother, Marie, the Reesers make a daring escape from under the watchful eyes of the Gestapo, fleeing their comfortable home in Czechoslovakia to safety and a new life in Canada Their lives are saved, but all else is lost, including four beautiful and valuable paintings that Marie loved In all the years that follow, she never gives up hope that they will be found and returned, symbols of their vanished world.The search to reclaim these pieces of their lost legacy spans than fifty years of war and political upheaval Marie and her son Karl would face Nazis and Communists, prejudice and corruption, before enlisting the help of two unlikely saviors a brave Canadian diplomat and an honest smuggler in the struggle for their return.The true story of four paintings and one family s enduring spirit

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    1. This was a refreshing story of WWII without the horror factor There are a lot of excellent books about the holocaust, but sometimes you need something that is a little happier While the Reisers didn t have it easy, they did all make it out alive It was an interesting book, though I didn t care much for the chapters about the man they hired to return their paintings Full review at One Librarian s Book Reviews.

    2. This is technically fiction, though it is one of those fiction books that blends history and fiction It is true than historical fiction but less true than fact.I should point out that I usually don t like books like that, and if I had know that prior to reading this book, I most likely would not have read it.It s not a bad book It s an interesting and current look at an issue that still surronds the Holocaust I admire Marie Reeser, and in many ways wish the book had about her.However, the type [...]

    3. Restitution is the true story of one families struggle to escape Czechoslovakia right after Hitler s invasion Marie Reeser, the matriarch of the family enlists the aid of her husband, Victor s non Jewish business associate, Alois Jirak to help her hideaway the families valuables to claim back later He is also given power of attorney A big part of the belongings were four paintings which, she adored She then arranges for her two children, Karl and Hana and herself to meet up with her husband, Vic [...]

    4. Excellent read.Very infirmative and appealing.I new take on an old theme Nice updated connection.Would highly recommend

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