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The Good American

A Novel Based On True Events

by Ursula Maria Mandel

The Good American by Ursula Maria Mandel X
The Good American by Ursula Maria Mandel
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    Feb 2001, 249 pages

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A reader from West Virginia, April 2, 2001, To The Author
I finished your book. The first thing I have to say is that I cursed C.P. for
giving me that book. I have three big tests this week and I could do nothing but
think of that book. It was brilliant! I have not enjoyed a book this much for as
long as I can remember, maybe never before. I'm not exaggerating. The reasons
that I loved your book so much are very personal ...I connected in so many ways
with so many characters: my father, the soldiers that picked Ruth up at the
train station, that Whitman gave the kids chocolate.... There are so many things
I could say about your book. I could go on for days...I feel like Alex, with a
tendency to thank you for writing it.


A reader from Wayne, Pennsylvania, March 30, 2001
This book is wonderful. I too was unable to put it down once I started. It
shows the genuine spirit of mothers, sister and family. You will be amazed at
the lengths a loyal sister will go to free her niece from Berlin after WWII. It
is a must have for your collection.


Mindy, March 25, 2001
I just finished your book. How wonderful. I couldn't put it down. I can't
stop thinking about all that I have just read. I plan to read the book again. I
will tell everyone about it…Once again, thank you for writing such a touching
story. I can't wait until your next book. You have such a way of capturing the
readers attention.


A reader from Virginia, March 20, 2001
I'm soooooo excited. THE book came today. I can't wait to get in my
jammies and curl up.


Fred Hauser, March 6, 2001
I could not put this book down once I began reading. It begins innocently
enough when two people meet. One tells a gripping story of how her own mother
returned a child to its parent under harrowing circumstances after the Second
World War. The other learns to hold his father in high esteem for the first time
since childhood. A book that is well worth reading.
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