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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Roger Cohen Narrator: Simon Vance Publisher: Highbridge Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: January 2015 ISBN: 9781622315482
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From the 19th century to the present day, the New York Times columnist tracks his Jewish family's story <#150> mostly his mother's. From Lithuania to South Africa, then to England, the U.S., and Israel, we relive the uprooting of European Jews aft Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “Roger Cohen captures a century’s upheavals in his moving, thoughtful, and well-written family saga.”

    Henry Kissinger

  • “Honest and lucid…With limpid prose, Cohen delivers a searching and profoundly moving memoir.”

    Kirkus, starred review

  • “Cohen…explores the tentacles of repressed memory in Jewish identity…Thoughtful, wide-ranging, he muses on his own migrations spurred by ‘buried truths.’”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Insightful, sometimes controversial commentary on crucial contemporary issues.”


  • A New York Times Editor’s Choice
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About the Author
Roger Cohen writes on foreign affairs for The New York Times, where he has worked since 1990, primarily as Paris correspondent, bureau chief in the Balkans and Berlin, and foreign editor. He also writes a twice-weekly column for the International Herald Tribune. His book on Bosnia, Hearts Grown Brutal, based on his prizewinning coverage of the war there, was cited for its excellence by the Overseas Press Club. He lives with his wife, Frida, and their two children in Brooklyn, New York.
About the Narrator

Simon Vance (a.k.a. Robert Whitfield) is an award-winning actor and an AudioFile Golden Voice with fifty-eight Earphones Awards. He has won thirteen prestigious Audie Awards and was Booklist’s very first Voice of Choice in 2008. He has narrated more than eight hundred audiobooks over almost thirty years, beginning when he was a radio newsreader for the BBC in London.