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“The Language Of Thieves” Book Talk
November 5 , 2:00 pm
Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust presents Martin Puchner, author of the newly released book “The Language of Thieves: My Family’s Obsession with a Secret Code the Nazis Tried to Eliminate.” Puchner interweaves family memoir with World War II history to describe a coded language developed on the road in Europe that blended words from Yiddish, Hebrew, German, Romani, Czech and other European languages. Moderator: Harvard Magazine writer Marina Bolotnikova. Register here. Suggested Donation: $10