Good neighbors, bad times

echoes of my father"s German village
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University of Nebraska Press , Lincoln
Schwartz, Mimi -- Family, Jews -- Germany -- Black Forest -- History -- 20th century, Christians -- Germany -- Black Forest -- History -- 20th century, City and town life -- Germany -- Black Forest -- History -- 20th century, Kristallnacht, 1938 -- Germany -- Black Forest, National socialism -- Social aspects -- Germany -- Black Forest -- History, Immigrants -- United States -- Biography, Assimilation (Sociology) -- United States, Black Forest (Germany) -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 20th century, Black Forest (Germany) -- History,
StatementMimi Schwartz.
GenreBiography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDD801.B64 S298 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23687746M
ISBN 139780803226401
LC Control Number2009033094
OCLC/WorldCa317925655

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Small stories of decency are often overlooked in the wake of a larger historic narrative. Yet we need these stories to provide a moral compass, especially in times of political extremism, when fear and hatred strain the bonds of loyalty and neighborly compassion. How, this book asks, do neighbors maintain a modicum of decency in such times.

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Mimi Schwartz is a professor emerita in the writing program at Stockton University. She is the award-winning author of Good Neighbors, Bad Times: Echoes of My Father’s German Village(Nebraska, ) and Thoughts from a Queen-Sized Bed (Nebraska, ) and is the coauthor of Writing True: The Art and Craft of Creative essays have been.

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