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Chiune Sugihara

Page 100 – A Special Fate, Chiune Sugihara, Hero of the Holocaust

… They arrived in Prague, Czechoslovakia, by train. The consulate was an old, rococo building on the Moldau River. the interior was luxuriously furnished and had a grand crystal chandelier. Several rooms were lined with Japanese silk, one contained silver decorations, two others contained gold decorations. As soon as he was settled, Sugihara was ordered to(…)

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Honored in Japan

A few days ago my publisher forwarded this email to me relating to Chiune Sugihara who was the Japanese Consul-General in Lithuania in 1939. I had published a book for middle-school-age kids called A Special Fate, Chiune Sugihara, Hero of the Holocaust about him. In defiance of orders from his own government, Sugihara had issued visas round-the-clock for twenty-nine(…)

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Soup, a salad and two true stories

The new TMI’s reissues are: Two novels: 1. The Devil’s Mistress The story of the woman who lived and died with Hitler — Eva Braun. (The soup) 2. Clairvoyant, The Imagined Life of Lucia Joyce The story of James Joyce’s daughter who she was diagnosed as schizophrenic and spent over 40 years in mental hospitals though her(…)

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