Days of Our Years has 18 ratings and 2 reviews. Christine said: The book is at his best when Van Paassen is relating the stories that he has uncovered on. I found this perhaps, the most stimulating and challenging roving journalist’s story since Vincent Sheean’s. Days of our years by Pierre Van Paassen, , The Dial Press edition, hardcover in English.

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I would like to call attention to page line 14 the date reads but it should read see wikipedia Faisal Paris Peace Conference. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Oma Eagle rated it liked it Feb 07, Van Paassen spoke Dutch, French, English, and some Ruthenian a language similar enough to Ukrainian that it allowed him to converse passably with many Russiansand later learned Hebrew.

From ban earliest travels to Palestine inhe saw and developed a regard for the work of the early Jewish immigrants to yeara the area’s agriculture and industry. To Number Our Days 1st ed. Find Antiquarian Books Book Value. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. A crown of fire; the life and times of Girolamo Savonarola by Pierre Van Paassen Book 15 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Susan marked it as to-read Jan 10, But fundamentally, Van Paassen was a Christian Democratic Socialist concerned, as he put it in his autobiographical Days of Our Yearswith the enduring struggle for justice for ordinary individuals. Please try again later.

From this point on, Van Paassen took a great personal interest in the issues of Palestine and the plight of European Jewry. Still in freezer after 3 weeks. Retrieved from “Archived copy”. Be sure to check out our cook books and food dwys of our rare book room. Atitus marked it as to-read Aug 10, A crown of fire by Pierre Van Paassen 4 editions published between and in English and held by ot WorldCat member libraries worldwide The life of Savonarola and its place in the history of Italy and the Church has been subject to many interpretations.


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Days of our years, Hardcover. Kareem Ibrahem marked it as to-read Jan 06, Table of Contents Days of Our Years by Pierre Van Paassen on page error on line 14 the date should be see Error below The author is a very articulate and lively fly on the wall for the reader. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Wayne Kearney rated it liked it Nov 09, See all 11 reviews. Florence was at the height of her glory in the most brilliant phase of the Ouur and herein the splendor and picturesqueness of that whole epoch is brought vividly to life.

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Sometimes the writer often maintains a dark sense of humor in the most impossible of circumstances. Share your thoughts with other customers. After the World folded, he fo a foreign correspondent for the Toronto Star. He was perceptive and much of what he observed and feared ultimately came to fruition with the horrific slaughter of WW II.

Days of Our Years by Pierre Van Paassen

On page in the chapter called ‘After Seven Centuries”of this important and readable book there is a date error on line 14 of page it incorrectly states “” as the date of Paris Peace Conference it should read – on the other hand line 19 does read and should read “” so there is an error in line 14 there is no error in line I have yearx no complaints from your colleagues of the press in Jerusalem. Sex and Race, Volume 1: Barbara rated it really liked it Sep 18, This gallery is dedicated to some of the best fiction and nonfiction portraying one of the greatest cities in the world.


Following his novitiate Savonarola was called to Florence and immortality by Lorenzo dxys Magnificent. In AD when Oglethorpe’s vault is opened, there will be a socialist president in Washington.

His work — and interests — took him far yearx beaten tracks. Busiku Silenga rated it it was amazing Dec 03, Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Not as easy reading, not as adventurous as some, but cutting deeper into the vn behind what he saw and felt and reported. Haile Salissie, Mussolini, Hitler, Mufti are a few of many shapers both horrible and heroic whose company the reader shares and comes to know. Deani De-von marked it as to-read Feb 28, Krishna marked it as to-read Jun 17, It was first published in Learn more about Amazon Prime.

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