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Title:
A boring evening at home
Author:
Klein, Gerda Weissmann, 1924-
Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : Leading Authorities Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xxi, 154 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780971007888
Format :
Book

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Summary

The book is a glimpse into the life of Holocaust survivor Gerda Klein, and into the thoughts that have always vindicated her belief that the most treasured place on earth is home, and that the most beautiful and desirable aim for people is to spend "a boring evening" there with family.


Table of Contents

Kurt Klein
Forewordp. ix
Prefacep. xvii
Acknowledgmentsp. xix
Bread, November 1946, Buffalo, New Yorkp. 1
The Beverly Hills Hotel, Late 1960s, Beverly Hills, Californiap. 4
Coming to Buffalo, September 13, 1946, Buffalo, New Yorkp. 7
September 11p. 11
Niagara Falls, October 1946, Niagara Falls, New Yorkp. 18
New Year's Eve, December 31, 1946, Buffalo, New Yorkp. 21
The Bookcase, December 1946p. 26
April 29, 1958, Buffalo, New York, Additional Reflections: 1997, Boston, Massachusetts; 2001, Scottsdale, Arizonap. 29
Chateau on the Marne, Part I, Spring 1950, Buffalo, New Yorkp. 41
Chateau on the Marne, Part IIp. 55
Coincidence, 1960s, Buffalo, New York; 1999, Sydney, Australiap. 67
Homecoming, December 1975, Buffalo, New Yorkp. 83
The Sultan's Horse, Mid-1960s and reflections on 1946p. 90
Grandfather, October 2003, Scottsdale, Arizonap. 103
Meet My Son, 1978, Amsterdam, the Netherlandsp. 112
Flight, Late 1970s, Chicago, Illinoisp. 121
Artur/Columbine, October 19, 2000, Littleton, Coloradop. 131
Kurtp. 139
Letter to My Grandchildren, November 1978, over the Pacific Oceanp. 143
Song of the Earth, A Poemp. 147