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The Forgetting River

A Modern Tale of Survival, Identity, and the Inquisition

The Forgetting River( )
Author: Carvajal, Doreen
ISBN:978-1-59463-152-8
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Riverhead Books (Hardcover)
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
Book Description:

The unexpected and moving story of an American journalist who works to uncover her family's long-buried Jewish ancestry in Spain. Raised a Catholic in California, New York Times journalist Doreen Carvajal is shocked when she discovers that her background may actually be connected to conversos from Inquisition-era Spain: Jews who were forced to renounce their faith and convert to Christianity or face torture and death. With vivid childhood memories of...
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Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Travel / Europe / Spain & Portugal
History / Europe / Spain & Portugal
History / Jewish
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.4 x 8.2 x 0.9 Inches
Book Weight:0.66 Pounds

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