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6 edition of The Man Who Swam into History found in the catalog.

The Man Who Swam into History

by Robert A. Rosenstone

  • 104 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Authorhouse .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • General,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Fiction,
  • Ethnic Cultures - General,
  • Jewish Studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8009432M
    ISBN 100759662304
    ISBN 109780759662308
    OCLC/WorldCa50660242

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The Man Who Swam into History by Robert A. Rosenstone Download PDF EPUB FB2

The fragments of memory so beautifully preserved in The Man Who Swam into History add unforgettable, human characters to the now familiar story of the Jewish diaspora in the twentieth century. This combination memoir/short story collection recounts the Rosenstone family's passage from Romania to America.

Among the genre of "coming to America" tales, The Man Who Swam into History is a work of unique vision, one that both records and reconstructs the past even as it continuously—and humorously—questions the truth of its own assertions. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more.

5/5(1). The Man Who Swam into History: The (Mostly) True Story of My Jewish Family (Jewish History, Life, and Culture) - Kindle edition by Rosenstone, Robert A. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Man Who Swam into History: The (Mostly) True Story of My Jewish Family 5/5(1). The fragments of memory so beautifully preserved in The Man Who Swam into History add unforgettable, human characters to the now familiar story of the Jewish diaspora in the twentieth combination memoir/short story collection recounts the Rosenstone family's passage from Romania to : University of Texas Press.

The fragments of memory so beautifully preserved in The Man Who Swam into History add unforgettable, human characters to the now familiar story of the Jewish diaspora in the twentieth century.

This combination memoir\/short story collection recounts the Rosenstone family\'s passage from Romania to America. According to a book review of Iwo Jima Recon by the Marine Corps Association & Foundation, The frogmen avoided mortar and small-arms fire by ducking underwater as they swam into the beach.

One diver's account simply stated, "Bullets drifted down like falling leaves." Amazingly, all but one of the divers returned : Logan Nye. Swimming history. Strel was born in the town of Mokronog, in the Slovenian region of Lower Carniola, then part of the Socialist Federal Republic of 's first two river swims were the Krka river ( km) in his homeland, in 28 hours inand the boundary Kolpa river (62 kilometres (39 mi)), in 16 hours in Inhe swam the Danube River (2, Born: October 1, (age 65), Mokronog, SR.

Robert A. Rosenstone is an American author, historian, and Professor Emeritus of history at the California Institute of is the leading international scholar in the fast growing field devoted to studying the relationship between history and the visual media.

He has written two books on the topic, "Visions of the Past: the Challenge of Film to Our Idea of History". Genre/Form: Electronic books Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Rosenstone, Robert A.

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