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A well-read woman : the life, loves, and legacy of Ruth Rappaport / Kate Stewart.

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  • 5 of 7 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Terrace Public Library.

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0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Terrace Public Library 020.092 STE (Text) 35151001087311 Adult Non-fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781503904156
  • Physical Description: xv, 382 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), portraits ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Little A, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
Books were the one constant in a life full of trauma and turmoil, and she always turned to them for reassurance, renewal, and solace when she had no one and nothing else...Above all, this book is a tribute to a teenage girl who understood the power of forbidden books: that by reading them she would find a way to liberate herself. She devoted the rest of her long life to liberating them for the readers of the world. That includes you.
Subject: Rappaport, Ruth, 1923-2010.
Library of Congress. Subject Cataloging Division.
Librarians > Biography.
Books and reading > History.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945).
Jews > Palestine > History > 20th century.
Zionism > Palestine > History.
Leipzig (Germany)

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