This audio biography begins when Ruth Rappaport, who grew up in Leipzig, emigrated to the U.S. at age 15. Escaping the Nazis, Rappaport ended up in Seattle and ultimately became a librarian. In 1959 she set up libraries for the Army, first in Okinawa and then in Saigon; after that, she was a cataloguer for the Library of Congress (1971-1993). Shifting effortlessly from German, French, and Hebrew to English, narrator Christa Lewis modulates her voice to distinguish the narrative from letters, diaries, and dialogue. The biography is a reflection of Rappaport's life and her passion for bringing books to readers, especially soldiers. Lewis captures Rappaport's life and legacy through an impassioned and enlightening performance. M.B.K. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2019]
Trade Ed. Brilliance Audio 2019
CD ISBN 978-1-7213-5512-9 $34.99 Eight CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781721355136 $14.63 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 978-1-7213-5514-3 $24.99
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