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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 is a British-born journalist and author. He is a columnist for the New York Times and International Herald Tribune. He has worked as a foreign correspondent in fifteen different countries.

About the Narrator

Simon Vance (a.k.a. Robert Whitfield) is an award-winning actor and narrator. He has earned more than fifty Earphones Awards and won the prestigious Audie Award for best narration thirteen times. He was named Booklist’s very first Voice of Choice in 2008 and has been named an AudioFile Golden Voice as well as an AudioFile Best Voice of 2009. He has narrated more than eight hundred audiobooks over almost thirty years, beginning when he was a radio newsreader for the BBC in London. He is also an actor who has appeared on both stage and television.