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A Century of Wisdom
Caroline Stoessinger

Classification : Self-Help
Pub Date : Jan 03, 2012
Imprint : Two Roads
Page Extent : 256
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781444737615
Price : 850

About the book

At 107 years old, Alice Herz-Sommer is the world's oldest Holocaust survivor, as well as the world's oldest concert pianist. An eyewitness to the entire last century and the first decade of this one, she has seen it all. Despite her years of imprisonment in Theresienstadt concentration camp and the murders of her mother, husband and friends at the hands of the Nazis, Alice is victorious in her ability to move on, to live each day in the present.

She has wasted no time on bitterness toward her oppressors and the executioners of her family and instead lives every day as though it is a gift. A Kind of Prayer is the remarkable and inspiring story of one woman's lifelong determination - in the face of some of the worst evils known to man - to bring good to the world, which has helped her to persevere and live a long and vital life.

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Caroline Stoessinger
Caroline Stoessinger, a prominent pianist and artist-in-residence at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, is the founder and director of The Mozart Academy of New York, which provides high quality cl...(+)
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