Mon, Apr 03|
Online via Zoom
OVERTURE OF HOPE
Author event with Isabel Vincent. Sponsored by the CCJCC, Cong. B'nai Shalom and Jewish Book Council in partnership with Diablo Valley Hadassah.
Time & Location
Apr 03, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT
Online via Zoom
About the Event
Schindler’s List meets The Sound of Music as bestselling New York Post investigative journalist Isabel Vincent delves into pre-World-War-II history to recover the amazing story of two British spinsters who masterminded a plan to spirit dozens of Jewish stars and personnel of the German and Austrian opera to England and save them from a terrible fate under the Third Reich.
Isabel Vincent is an award-winning investigative journalist for the New York Post and the author of nationally best-selling memoir Dinner with Edward. Her book Hitler’s Silent Partners, an account of the Swiss bank won the Yad Vashem Award for Holocaust History. Vincent grew up in Canada. She began as a foreign correspondent in South America covering drug cartels, and later the conflicts in Kosovo and war in Angola. For many years Vincent has reported on New York City mayhem and corruption for the Post and a host of other publications.
You may order Overture of Hope: Two Sisters' Daring Plan that Saved Opera's Jewish Stars from the Third Reich by Isabel Vincent from:
- Orinda Books: https://www.orindabooks.com/book/9781684513499
- Rakestraw Books in Danville: https://www.rakestrawbooks.com/book/9781684513499
- Mrs. Dalloway's Bookstore in Berkeley: https://www.mrsdalloways.com/book/9781684513499
- Your preferred local bookstore or online retailer
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Sponsored by CCJCC, Cong. B'nai Shalom and Jewish Book Council in partnership with Diablo Valley Hadassah.