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Author Corporon, Yvette Manessis, author.

Title Something beautiful happened : a story of survival and courage in the face of evil / Yvette Manessis Corporon.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Howard Books, an Imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    940.5318 COR    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First Howard Books hardcover edition.
Description xiv, 305 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
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Contents Introduction. They weren't really gone after all -- We loved them like sisters -- The Jews of Corfu -- You are orphans now -- Pass the lamb. We saved the Jews. -- Papa Savvas, the Jewish tailor of Corfu -- The nightly knock at the door -- Yia-yia never told -- -- Searching for Savvas -- Righteous among the nations -- Whatever you do, don't challenge him to a game of chess -- I think our grandmothers were friends -- Reat and Bill -- When words don't make sense -- Tragic irony -- He picked the wrong family and the wrong community -- He was watching over them -- The ones who stood up -- Heaven is all around us -- It was nothing. It was everything. -- Piecing together the story of Savvas -- Rosa's family -- Modern miracles -- Reunion -- Erikousa's Icarus -- Finding Savvas -- Full circle -- Epilogue -- Afterword. Lessons from new and cherished friends.
Subject Jews -- Greece -- Corfu Island.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Greece -- Corfu Island.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- Greece -- Corfu Island.
Corporon, Yvette Manessis.
Other Form: Online version: Corporon, Yvette Manessis. Something beautiful happened. New York, NY : Howard Books, an Imprint of Simon & Schuster, inc. [2017] 9781501161124 (DLC) 2017006217
ISBN 9781501161117 (hardcover)
1501161113 (hardcover)

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