Something Beautiful Happened

Something Beautiful Happened

A Story of Survival and Courage in the Face of Evil

Book - 2017
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Publisher: ©2017
New York, NY :, Howard Books, an Imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc.,, 2017.
Edition: First Howard Books hardcover edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781501161117
1501161113
Characteristics: xiv, 305 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
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.

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