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sheila isenberg's Books

Muriel's War: An American Heiress in the Nazi Resistance
Dec.07.2010
MURIEL’S WAR: An American Heiress in the Nazi Resistance  The captivating story of a courageous woman who left a life of privilege for a world of danger and international intrigue.  Born into a wealthy meatpacking dynasty in Chicago and educated at Wellesley, raven-haired beauty Muriel Gardiner renounced her family’s materialistic lifestyle and as a young woman left the United...
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Jan.06.2009
Synopsis "Fry was the American Schindler...with desperate exiles, menacing Nazis, forged documents and midnight escapes...[think] Casablanca." --The New York Times Varian Fry, the first of only three Americans honored at Yad Vashem, Israel's Holocaust memorial, was a young New Yorker who rescued more than 1,500 Europeans from the Nazis including Marc Chagall, Max Ernst,...
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Jan.06.1991
Journalist Isenberg provides a fascinating look at women "compelled to dance with the masters of death"--women so obsessed with convicted murderers that they marry them, giving up all else in their lives, including their children, to fulfill their deepest fantasies. To find out about these women, Isenberg interviewed dozens of them, plus prison officials, police, psychiatrists, and...