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The heart has reasons : Holocaust rescuers and their stories of courage

Author: Mark Klempner
Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio : Pilgrim Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Recounts the stories of men and women who risked their lives to rescue Jews during the Holocaust and explores what others can learn through their stories about courage, determination, and compassion.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Dutch
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Klempner, Mark, 1955-
Heart has reasons.
Cleveland, Ohio : Pilgrim Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607861692
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Klempner
ISBN: 0829816992 9780829816990
OCLC Number: 62118223
Description: xviii, 235 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword by Christopher R. Browning --
Map of the Netherlands --
Beginnings --
Background --
Invincible Summer / Hetty Voute --
Faith Like a Rock / Heiltje Kooistra --
Chemistry of Compassion --
Rut Matthijsen --
On Wings of Song / Gisela Sohnlein --
Divine Mother / Clara Dijkstra --
Just the Human Thing To Do / Kees Veenstra --
A Glimpse of Grace / Janet Kalff --
Mastermind of the Heart / Pieter Meerburg --
Staring Truth in the Face / Mieke Vermeer --
Laughing It All Away / Theo Leenders --
The Heart Has Reasons --
Reflections --
Endings --
Comments and acknowledgments --
Endnotes --
Source materials bibliography.
Responsibility: Mark Klempner.

Abstract:

Recounts the stories of men and women who risked their lives to rescue Jews during the Holocaust and explores what others can learn through their stories about courage, determination, and compassion.
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Best Book About Holocaust Rescuers

by BlueValleySchool (WorldCat user published 2016-10-27) Excellent Permalink

I consider this the best book about Holocaust rescuers but I prefer the updated edition because it has more photographs and is easier to carry around. This book was used for many years by Christopher R. Browning for his "Introduction to the Holocaust" course at the University of North Carolina at...
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NOW AVAILABLE IN UPDATED PAPERBACK AND EBOOK EDITIONS

by mklempner (WorldCat user published 2013-04-18) Good Permalink

2012 UPDATED PAPERBACK EDITION  ISBN: 978-0-9885674-0-5 

2012 UPDATED EBOOK EDITION ISBN: 978-09885674-1-2

Hello. I am the author. The updated 2012 pb and ebook editions of the book are not showing up on WorldCat.

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Excellent choice for reading groups

by jofecstudies (WorldCat user published 2008-05-15) Excellent Permalink
An excerpt from a review of The Heart Has Reasons appeared in the Journal of Ecumenical Studies (6.22.07) by Ronald Modras.“This is another book about the Holocaust, but it is also a book about heroism that transcends rationality and testifies to the spirituality of the human species, despite the brutality...
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from "Booklist"

by robert1 (WorldCat user published 2006-06-13) Excellent Permalink
Klempner examines the lives of 10 Dutch rescuers who saved Jewish children during the Nazi occupation of their country during World War II. Some of them were primarily involved in helping to find safe addresses for the young people and then transporting them to those addresses. Three rescuers took Jewish...
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excerpt from The Oral History Review, Summer/Fall 2006 issue

by Oral_History_Review (WorldCat user published 2006-11-15) Excellent Permalink
"Klempner strikes a masterful balance between self-revelation and scholarly restraint. He tells his narrators as well as his readers why his own history makes him so intensely engaged in this subject, and later he reflects on the ways the interviews have changed him. Through the oral histories he presents...
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