PREMIER! Fiction Panel...Wednesday, November 6th @ 1:00pm (18.00)
Using historical facts and an ingenious plot, Cantor brings Anne Frank and her sister new life, while giving one of them a chance at a better future. Two sisters were hidden in the Secret Annex. Anne, made famous by her diary, and Margot, nearly forgotten. Cantor creates a beautiful and redeeming new conclusion for a terrible chapter in history with this moving tale based on the question, what if Anne's sister did not die in Bergen-Belsen, but escaped the Nazis for America?
Austin RatnerIN THE LAND OF THE LIVING
From the author of The Jump Artist and winner of the Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature, comes the fresh and earnest story of fathers, sons, and brothers, bound by love yet divided by history. As the lovably neurotic Auberons make their way on a cross country road trip, their battles and reconciliations illuminate the power of family to both destroy and empower, and the price and rewards of independence.
Jeffrey StepakoffTHE MELODY OF SECRETS
Acclaimed author and television producer, Stepakoff creates the compelling love story of Maria, a beautiful German violin virtuoso, and Cooper, a daring American fighter pilot, who have a chance meeting in the final days of WWII. Fifteen years later in Huntsville, Alabama, Maria is married to a German rocket scientist working on the burgeoning U.S. Space Program. Cooper re-enters her life when he joins the Space Program and is asked to spy on the foreign scientists. When Maria discovers her husband is not who he pretends to be, she is faced with deeply buried secrets that could threaten not only her marriage, but the country.
JCC Staenberg Family Complex - Arts and Education Building (View)
2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
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|Dog Friendly: No|
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