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Jumping Over Shadows: A Memoir

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300 pages5 hours

Summary

• A modern-day Romeo and Juliet story, this book will appeal to readers of romance and memoir alike.

Jumping Over Shadows is a second-generation Holocaust story, and the Holocaust and its impact continues to fascinate American readers. The U.S. Holocaust Museum averages 2.2 million adult visitors annually, has 165,000 members and 290,000 email subscribers. The Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York, focused on Jewish history before, during and after the Holocaust, drews 41,000 visitors annually.

• On a more local level for the author, the Illinois Holocaust Museum in the Chicago suburb of Skokie, close to the author’s hometown, has had 300,000 visitors since its opening in 2009.

Jumping Over Shadows is also a story of identity that addresses what 38% of Americans (Pew Study) do not consider where they live to be their home struggle with: Who are we if we are not from a specific place?

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