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    • The Nazi Officer's Wife

    • How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust
    • By: Edith Hahn Beer, Susan Dworkin
    • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Edith Hahn was an outspoken young woman in Vienna when the Gestapo forced her into a ghetto and then into a slave labor camp. When she returned home months later, she knew she would become a hunted woman, so she went underground.

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    • A riveting Story

    • By J NEILL on 11-02-07

    Regular price: £52.59

    • The Viking in the Wheat Field

    • A Scientist's Struggle to Preserve the World's Harvest
    • By: Susan Dworkin
    • Narrated by: Susan Hanfield
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1999, a terrifying new form of stem rust - spotted in Uganda and dubbed "UG99" - quickly turned robust golden fields into dark, tangled ruins. For decades plant scientists had bred wheat varieties with rust-resistant genes, but these genes did not work against UG99. Since rust migrates high in the atmosphere, it could spread from country to country, continent to continent. Breeders worried that UG99 would soon reach India and Pakistan, where 50 million small farmers produced 20% of the global wheat supply.

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Miss America, 1945

    • Bess Myerson and the Year That Changed Our Lives (Unabridged)
    • By: Susan Dworkin
    • Narrated by: Bess Myerson, Adam Grupper
    • Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
    • Abridged
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    On September 8, 1945, Bess Myerson became the first and only Jewish "Miss America". She enjoyed an extensive career in television on such shows as The Big Payoff and I've Got a Secret, and subsequently served as New York's ground-breaking Commissioner of Consumer Affairs and then Cultural Affairs.

    Regular price: £20.29