The Seamstress by Sara Tuval Bernstein

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Told with the same old-fashioned narrative power as the novels of Herman Wouk, The Seamstress is the true story of Seren (Sara) Tuvel Bernstein and her survival during wartime. A story of tragedy told in raw, powerful language, it is also a dramatic tale of courage, intimate friendship, romance, and startling good fortune that will have readers cheering.
 

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Sara Tuvel Bernstein was born in Romania and became an expert seamstress.
 
Published October 13, 1997 by Putnam Adult. 353 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel, Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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A striking Holocaust memoir, posthumously published, by a Romanian Jew with an unusual story to tell.

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This well-told memoir by the late Bernstein deserves a prominent place in the archive of Holocaust survival stories. Born into a large Jewish Romanian family, Bernstein (1918-83), known then as Seren,

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Born into a large Jewish Romanian family, Bernstein (1918-83), known then as Seren, left her mountain village at the age of 13 to attend gymnasium in Bucharest.

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