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Specks of Dust

by De-Jong, Elizabeth McCosham

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Self Published, 1993 NEAR-FINE First Edition, 1st Printing. SIGNED by the author and hand-dated 1993. 5.5" x 8.5", 292 pages. Inscription and small marks on half-title page, otherwise clean & unmarked. - "Specks of Dust is a tale of a girl who must learn to reconcile her Jewish and Christian heritages. A girl torn between the competing claims of each, against a backdrop of an increasingly hostile Nazi Germany which looms ever larger. Specks of Dust begins with Elizabeth's placement in a Jewish orphanage in pre-World War II, Holland, at the age of nine, and her upbringing at the Mountain Institute, a home for Jewish boys and girls run by a Christian couple, in Laren. Specks of Dust is the story of how Elizabeth was "brought out" of Camp Westerborg by the bride of a resistance active Dutch family. Her own experiences as an active member of the resistance smuggling Jewish children to safety. Her immigration to Canada, a land of promise and opportunity.. Trade Paperback.
  • Bookseller: Bruce McLeod CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 007198
  • Title: Specks of Dust
  • Author: De-Jong, Elizabeth McCosham
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Self Published
  • Date published: 1993
  • Keywords: Biography Specks of Dust Jewish Christian Heritage Nazi Germany Jew Orphan Orphanage Holland netherlands Dutch Mountai Institute home Boys Girls Laren camp Westerborg resistance Dutch child children smuggle Smuggling immigration Canada Canadian
  • Bookseller catalogs: History; Biography; Signed Books; War & Militarism;
  • Subjects: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / People of Color; EDUCATION / History;


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