Andree Aelion Brooks, a journalist, author and lecturer, was a contributing columnist and news writer for the New York Times for 18 years. She was a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award in women's studies for The Woman Who Defied Kings (200-2).
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Preface. PART ONE: Manhattan, 1928--1930. PART TWO: Marc's Story: Un Medico Benevolo. PART THREE: 21 Bolshoi Lubianka. Epilogue. Author's Note. Bibliographical Note. Index.
Andree Aelion Brooks, author, journalist, and lecturer, was a contributing columnist and newswriter for the New York Times for eighteen years. In 1990, she received the American Jewish Woman of the Year Achievement Award from the American Jewish Committee and, in 2001, a special award from the Consulate General of Israel in conjunction with the American Sephardi Federation for her work on Sephardi Jewish history. She has also received an outstanding achievement award from the National Federation of Press Women. Brooks is an Associate Fellow at Yale University, as well as founder and past president of the Women's Campaign School at Yale. Her other books include the award--winning Children of Fast--Track Parents and The Woman Who Defied Kings: The Life and Times of Dona Gracia Nasi--a finalist for the National Jewish Book Awards for 2003.