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Harry Bernstein
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Ninety-nine-year-old Harry Bernstein immigrated to the United States with his family after World War I. He is the author of The Invisible Wall and The Dream and has been published in “My Turn” in Newsweek. Bernstein lives in Brick, New Jersey, where he is working on another book.

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The Dream
A Memoir
Written by Harry Bernstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $16.00

During the hard and bitter years of his youth in England, Harry Bernstein’s selfless mother never stops dreaming of a better life in America, no matter how unlikely. Then, one miraculous day when Harry is twelve years old, steamship tickets arrive in the mail, sent by an anonymous benefactor. Suddenly, a... Read more >
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The Dream
A Memoir
Written by Harry Bernstein


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $11.99

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The Golden Willow
The Story of a Lifetime of Love
Written by Harry Bernstein


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: April 28, 2009
Price: $25.00

Harry Bernstein started chronicling his life at the age of ninety-four, after the death of his beloved wife, Ruby. In his first book, The Invisible Wall, he told a haunting story of forbidden love in World War I-era England. Then Bernstein wrote The Dream, the touching tale of his family’s immigrant... Read more >
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The Golden Willow
The Story of a Lifetime of Love
Written by Harry Bernstein


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: April 28, 2009
Price: $14.99

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The Invisible Wall
A Love Story That Broke Barriers
Written by Harry Bernstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $15.00

“There are places that I have never forgotten. A little cobbled street in a smoky mill town in the North of England has haunted me for the greater part of my life. It was inevitable that I should write about it and the people who lived on both sides of its... Read more >
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The Invisible Wall

Written by Harry Bernstein


Format: eBook
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: March 20, 2007
Price: $11.99

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