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Book Club Online

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Name: Book Club Online
Date: January 30, 2021
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST
Event Description:
The Museum book club reads a wide range of books from the Nordic countries. These are the upcoming books and dates: Saturday, Jan. 30 – We were strangers by Magda Preiss The book can be bought in the Museum Store. We were strangers by Magda Preiss We Were Strangers is the true story of Magda Preiss, a breathtaking masterpiece of Holocaust literature, composed in her own words upon arriving in America in the 1940s. Lived and told by a beautiful young bride with fearless defiance, Magda’s harrowing experience reveals a character who is larger than life and death. Hers is a love story more complex than any happy-ever-after tale. It recounts the love of culture, beauty, and life itself that fueled Magda’s will to survive; the love for her husband that made her stay to face Nazi horror instead of escaping with her parents and siblings; and her love for strangers, whose humanity amidst the most inhumane circumstances illuminates every page through Magda’s heroic voice.
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January 30th at 1:00 p.m.
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