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Love and Treasure

Ayelet Waldman

The Hungarian Gold Train, loaded with Jewish treasure. A dazzling jewelled pendant in the form of a stylized peacock. And three men who find their carefully-wrought lives turned upside-down by three amazing and fierce women,each locked in a struggle against her own history and the history or our times... Maine, 2012. An old man id dying with the weight of a plundered necklace on his conscience. As an US Army Captain in 1946 Salburg, guarding the 'Hungarian Gold Train' full of looted Jewish treasure, he fell in love with camp survivor and helped her escape to Israel. Now, as his granddaughter sets out to repatriate the necklace, secrets buried in the past are uncoverd,stories of love and deceit linked to that beautiful, peacock-shaped pendant and to a priceless,long-lost painting. spanning a century of European and Jewish history, from 1913 Budapest to comtemporary Israel, and filled with a vivid supporting cast of art dealers,freedom fighters,psychoanalysts and suffragette dwarfs, LOVE AND TREASURE is a thrilling, moving and haunting novel, one that bears an ever elusive question at its core, nested like a photograph hidden in a locket: where does the worth of a people and its treasure truly lie?

The Hungarian Gold Train, loaded with Jewish treasure. A dazzling jewelled pendant in the form of a stylized peacock. And three men who find their carefully-wrought lives turned upside-down by three amazing and fierce women,each locked in a struggle against her own history and the history or our times... Maine, 2012. An old man id dying with the weight of a plundered necklace on his conscience. As an US Army Captain in 1946 Salburg, guarding the 'Hungarian Gold Train' full of looted Jewish treasure, he fell in love with camp survivor and helped her escape to Israel. Now, as his granddaughter sets out to repatriate the necklace, secrets buried in the past are uncoverd,stories of love and deceit linked to that beautiful, peacock-shaped pendant and to a priceless,long-lost painting. spanning a century of European and Jewish history, from 1913 Budapest to comtemporary Israel, and filled with a vivid supporting cast of art dealers,freedom fighters,psychoanalysts and suffragette dwarfs, LOVE AND TREASURE is a thrilling, moving and haunting novel, one that bears an ever elusive question at its core, nested like a photograph hidden in a locket: where does the worth of a people and its treasure truly lie?
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

The Hungarian Gold Train, loaded with Jewish treasure. A dazzling jewelled pendant in the form of a stylized peacock. And three men who find their carefully-wrought lives turned upside-down by three amazing and fierce women,each locked in a struggle against her own history and the history or our times... Maine, 2012. An old man id dying with the weight of a plundered necklace on his conscience. As an US Army Captain in 1946 Salburg, guarding the 'Hungarian Gold Train' full of looted Jewish treasure, he fell in love with camp survivor and helped her escape to Israel. Now, as his granddaughter sets out to repatriate the necklace, secrets buried in the past are uncoverd,stories of love and deceit linked to that beautiful, peacock-shaped pendant and to a priceless,long-lost painting. spanning a century of European and Jewish history, from 1913 Budapest to comtemporary Israel, and filled with a vivid supporting cast of art dealers,freedom fighters,psychoanalysts and suffragette dwarfs, LOVE AND TREASURE is a thrilling, moving and haunting novel, one that bears an ever elusive question at its core, nested like a photograph hidden in a locket: where does the worth of a people and its treasure truly lie?

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jonathan Davis, Paul Hecht

Length:

14h 12m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

27:13


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

28:16


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

15:12


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

22:14


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

26:59


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

44:23


Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 6

13:04


Part 1, Chapter 7
Part 1, Chapter 7

21:12


Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 1, Chapter 8

06:53


Part 1, Chapter 9
Part 1, Chapter 9

20:24


Part 1, Chapter 10
Part 1, Chapter 10

16:58


Part 1, Chapter 11
Part 1, Chapter 11

15:09


Part 1, Chapter 12
Part 1, Chapter 12

10:28


Part 1, Chapter 13
Part 1, Chapter 13

20:18


Part 1, Chapter 14
Part 1, Chapter 14

46:51


Part 2, Chapter 15
Part 2, Chapter 15

29:16


Part 2, Chapter 16
Part 2, Chapter 16

08:14


Part 2, Chapter 17
Part 2, Chapter 17

34:54


Part 2, Chapter 18
Part 2, Chapter 18

12:29


Part 2, Chapter 19
Part 2, Chapter 19

22:20


Part 2, Chapter 20
Part 2, Chapter 20

10:49


Part 2, Chapter 21
Part 2, Chapter 21

11:33


Part 2, Chapter 22
Part 2, Chapter 22

10:21


Part 2, Chapter 23
Part 2, Chapter 23

12:08


Part 2, Chapter 24
Part 2, Chapter 24

15:29


Part 2, Chapter 25
Part 2, Chapter 25

13:38


Part 2, Chapter 26
Part 2, Chapter 26

08:40


Part 2, Chapter 27
Part 2, Chapter 27

10:59


Part 2, Chapter 28
Part 2, Chapter 28

06:06


Part 2, Chapter 29
Part 2, Chapter 29

13:30


Part 2, Chapter 30
Part 2, Chapter 30

12:39


Part 2, Chapter 31
Part 2, Chapter 31

11:00


Part 3, Chapter 32
Part 3, Chapter 32

22:13


Part 3, Chapter 33
Part 3, Chapter 33

33:28


Part 3, Chapter 34
Part 3, Chapter 34

14:07


Part 3, Chapter 35
Part 3, Chapter 35

35:00


Part 3, Chapter 36
Part 3, Chapter 36

15:15


Part 3, Chapter 37
Part 3, Chapter 37

34:49


Part 3, Chapter 38
Part 3, Chapter 38

11:08


Part 3, Chapter 39
Part 3, Chapter 39

29:19


Part 3, Chapter 40
Part 3, Chapter 40

12:10


Part 3, Chapter 41
Part 3, Chapter 41

21:35


Part 3, Chapter 42
Part 3, Chapter 42

05:37


Part 3, Chapter 43
Part 3, Chapter 43

21:54


Part 3, Chapter 44
Part 3, Chapter 44

14:17


Part 3, Chapter 45
Part 3, Chapter 45

02:07