One Hundred Saturdays

By Michael Frank, Maira Kalman (illustrator),

Book cover of One Hundred Saturdays: Stella Levi and the Search for a Lost World

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One of Wall Street Journal’s Ten Best Books of the Year * Winner of the National Jewish Book Awards for Holocaust Memoir and Sephardic Culture * Recipient of the Jewish Book Council’s Natan Notable Book Award * Winner of the Sophie Brody Medal

The remarkable story of ninety-nine-year-old Stella Levi…

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This book revitalized my faith in the healing power of friendship and storytelling.

Over six years, Franks conducted a series of conversations with Levi, then in her 90s, a woman born in Jewish Rhodes, an ancient community eradicated during the holocaust.

Franks’s beautifully written, exquisitely-paced account exposes two brilliant minds, Levi’s and his own.

In their ennobling company, you retrace Levi’s inspiring life from her youth in the unique community of Jewish Rhodes, through her astounding survival of Nazi death camps, to her astonishing ability to craft a fulfilling life afterward.

Together, Frank and Levi explore both the horrors of…

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