He stole the borders; he'll steal your heart.
"One of best books I've read this year, amusing, witty, down to earth" - Ivor Davis / New York Times
An intimate, Humorous Tale of a Thrilling Escape From childhood. He wanted a party, they threw him a circumcision. He wanted sour cream, he got bugs.
Stealing the Borders is a witty survivor story about a boy who grew up experiencing German bombs, chills of Siberia, and life in a refugee camp. - Then came the real test - the chaotic streets of New York.
As he had no schooling till the age of 16, Rais developed an extraordinary instinct for survival and an uncanny perspective that allows him to see the wry side of every situation. Laugh with him, as you read the inspiring story of his escape from war-torn Europe and eventual success in the United States.
Don't try to tell him he had a deprived childhood he's convinced it was a privilege! Follow his hilarious antics in his warm and touching autobiography.
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.63(d)|
|Age Range:||1 - 17 Years|
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Stealing The Borders will steal your heart.
...a gentle mix of Mordechai Richler's The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz and Elia Kazan's America America. A wonderful read. A movie waiting to happen.
It made me cry. It made me laugh. It was so good, I can't believe I didn't write it myself.
It's one of the best books I've read this year, amusing, witty and down to earth. Great cinematic appeal. Hollywood should grab it fast.
...beautifully written and thoroughly entertaining. I can't wait to read your next one.
...Fascinating. It's hard to put it down.
...absorbing, amusing, and philosophically worthwhile reading ... a rare talent ... Throw yourself into this fascinating life history...