Kai Bird pieces together multiple accounts, recollections, diary entries, letters written home, diplomatic cables and embassy notes to compile a rivetingly detailed account of a time that is essential to world history.
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Over Blythe, California I envisioned myself 28 hours later on the pulpit of the Park Avenue Synagogue. I whispered, "Hi, I'm Dennis Danziger, author of A Short History of a Tall Jew."
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