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    • Simon Wiesenthal

    • The Life and Legends
    • By: Tom Segev
    • Narrated by: Marc Cashman
    • Length: 20 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Simon Wiesenthal was the legendary “Nazi hunter” and Holocaust survivor who dedicated his life to the punishment of Nazi criminals. A hero in the eyes of many, he was also attacked for his unrelenting pursuit of the past, when others preferred to forget. For this definitive biography, Tom Segev has obtained access to Wiesenthal’s hundreds of thousands of private papers and to sixteen archives, including records of the U.S., Israeli, Polish, and East German secret services.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Important biography

    • By Achlasaba on 11-10-10

    Regular price: $43.93

    • 1967

    • Israel, the War, and the Year That Transformed the Middle East
    • By: Tom Segev
    • Narrated by: James Boles
    • Length: 28 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Going far beyond a military account, Segev re-creates the crisis in Israel before 1967, showing how economic recession, a full grasp of the Holocaust's horrors, and the dire threats made by neighbor states combined to produce a climate of apocalypse. He depicts the country's bravado after its victory and the mood revealed in a popular joke in which one soldier says to his friend, "Let's take over Cairo". The friend replies, "Then what shall we do in the afternoon?"

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome book, atrocious pronounciation

    • By Steve Yastrow on 09-09-08
    • Israel, the War, and the Year That Transformed the Middle East
    • By: Tom Segev
    • Narrated by: James Boles
    • Length: 28 hrs and 14 mins
    • Release date: 09-17-07
    • 3 out of 5 stars 63 ratings

    Regular price: $38.49