Hidden Children of the Holocaust: Belgian Nuns and Their Daring Rescue of Young Jews from the Nazis

Hardcover (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $5.26
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 81%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (9) from $5.26   
  • New (2) from $19.98   
  • Used (7) from $5.26   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$19.98
Seller since 2005

Feedback rating:

(113)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
OX Cary, North Carolina, U.S. A 2008 Hardcover New in New jacket NEW Book, perfect condition, cover/text completely pristine. No physical flaws. FREE TRACKING within the US, ... and email notice when shipped. Normally, books are shipped twice a day, with afternoon USPS pickup, or next morning drop-off at the Post Office. We package on Sunday for shipment first thing Monday morning. Your satisfaction guaranteed. We have multiple copies of most books. Email inquiries are welcomed. Thanks for reading all of our boilerplate. Read more Show Less

Ships from: Garland, TX

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$76.40
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(205)

Condition: New
Hardcover New 019518128X New Condition ~~~ Right off the Shelf-BUY NOW & INCREASE IN KNOWLEDGE...

Ships from: Geneva, IL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

"In the summer of 1942 in Belgium, when Nazis began the brutal roundup of Jewish families, parents searched desperately for safe haven for their children. As Suzanne Vromen reveals in Hidden Children of the Holocaust, these children found sanctuary with other families and schools - but especially in Roman Catholic convents and orphanages." Vromen has interviewed not only those who were hidden as children, but also the Christian women who rescued them, and the nuns who gave the children shelter, all of whose voices are heard in this powerfully moving book. Indeed, here are numerous firsthand memoirs of life in a wartime convent - the secrecy, the humor, the admiration, the anger, the deprivation, the cruelty, and the kindness - all with the backdrop of the terror of the Nazi occupation.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"Suzanne Vromen's deeply moving book about Jewish children hidden in Belgian convents during World War II is an extraordinary study of human courage, devotion, and transcendent spirit. Capturing the voices of those who were saved and of their rescuers, Vromen illuminates history and offers us inspiration." --Susannah Heschel, author of Abraham Geiger and the Jewish Jesus

"Suzanne Vromen masterfully uncovers the hidden history not just of Jewish children rescued during the Holocaust, but also of the courageous women who saved their lives. Vromen has restored a missing piece of the Belgian and Jewish past. She tells the story of the children and their saviors with tact, gentleness, and insight." --Deborah Dash Moore, author of GI Jews: How World War II Changed a Generation

"Hidden Children of the Holocaust offers important insights into the lives of children who disappeared behind Convent doors in Belgium during the Holocaust. We still know far too little about what happened to children during the Nazi period and even less about those who were hidden by Catholic institutions. Relying on both the printed record and interviews with some of the children and the priests and nuns who hid them, Suzanne Vromen paints a vivid picture. This is an important book that will captivate readers and open a door to a body of knowledge that has been hidden for far too long." --Deborah E. Lipstadt, author of History on Trial: My Day in Court with David Irving

"An important book." --Tablet

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195181289
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 5/9/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 6.30 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Suzanne Vromen is Professor of Sociology Emeritus at Bard College.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The Children 9

Ch. 2 The Nuns 47

Ch. 3 The Escorts and the Resistance 81

Ch. 4 Memory and Commemoration 119

App Nuns Honored as Righteous Among Nations 149

Notes 153

References 163

Photo gallery follows page 92

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews
  • Posted August 10, 2011

    Hidden Children

    This is definitly more of a textbook. As a sociolgist and an elementary teacher, I found this very interesting. If you are looking for a book that relates to memories of individuals, this is not the book for you. This is the study of ramifications of the whole situation of parents to safe guard their children, how to intergrate the children into the life they must adjust, the problems of the rescuers and the results of the years after the war and the adjustments of all parties into "normal" society. It would definitely be a great book for a Sociology class.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted July 15, 2011

    OMG

    This book is so good it is amazing it is moving OMG u just have to read it P.S i have not read the book lol rofl

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)