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Epub ê Farewell to Salonica · City at the Crossroads ì Eyltransferservices Ç [PDF / Epub] ✅ Farewell to Salonica: City at the Crossroads Author Join or create book clubs – Eyltransferservices.co.uk A jewel of memoryDorothy Canfield Fisher Book of the Month ClubAt the crossrA jewel of memoryDorothy Canfield Fisher Book of the Month ClubAt the crossroads of East and West Salonica now Thessaloniki was an oasis in a swirl of conflicting powers and interests a vibrant world of varied peoples where Leon Sciaky grew up at the turn of the twentieth century This Paul Dry Books rediscovered classic includes many photos courtesy of Leon Sciaky's son Peter who has also written a short biographical sketch of his father's life in AmericaFarewell to Salonica is a fresh and charming book that throws a kindly light on a sector of human life unknown to most AmericansNew York TimesA gallery of beautiful and uaint sketches revealing fascinating aspects of civilization in a strange city where East met West and the ancient past met the futureIt creates an atmosphere of expectation and wonder and enjoyment Most of all an atmosphere of livingChristian Science MonitorAn altogether charming book so simply and truthfully writtenThe Salonica one reads about is not only a fascinating and complex city in which many national and cultural strains run side by side but it is a critical city of Aegean politicsThe breakdown of the Turkish Empire and its conseuences for Balkan affairs are better understood when one has read this book But it is not the political value of the book that should be emphasized so much as its uiet charm its unpretentious and easy portrayal of a cultural pattern through an account of an engaging familyA warm and softly luminous bookThe NationThis is a story of one man's intensely happy boyhood set against the politically seething years at the turn of the century in the ever coveted prize city of the Balkans Salonicawritten in a charming and effortless mannerPhiladelphia InuirerFor the gift of a happy youth Mr Sciaky has repaid his city handsomelyit recalls Rebecca West's Black Lamb and Grey FalconIt is an intensely personal story yet so completely was the young Sciaky of his time and place that it is also the story of Salonica in the final phase of its existence; for the city that Sciaky knew largely dominated by its 70000 Spanish Jews has goneThe author has made Salonica a living town peopled by men and women of flesh and blood people with all the human faults and weaknesses but also with the lovable ualities that may be found in humanity everywhere by the man with skill to pick them outNew York Herald TribuneA charming portrait of an eraHonolulu AdvertiserThis picture of a Jewish childhood among rich merchants in Salonica has a glow the radiant sunshine of a protected childhoodChicago SunLeon Sciaky was born in 1894 when the Turkish flag still waved over Salonica His family left their beloved but turbulent homeland in 1915 settling in New York City Sciaky lived in Americamainly upstate New Yorkwith his wife Frances and son until his death in 1958 He taught at a number of progressive schools and camps and in his last years owned and operated a school and camp with Frances This is a book about a lost way of life an interesting family and a place that may still exist in its physical location that no longer does so in spirit

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A jewel of memoryDorothy Canfield Fisher Book of the Month ClubAt the crossroads of East and West Salonica now Thessaloniki was an oasis in a swirl of conflicting powers and interests a vibrant world of varied peoples where Leon Sciaky grew up at the turn of the twentieth century This Paul Dry Books rediscovered classic includes many photos courtesy of Leon Sciaky's son Peter who has also written a short biographical sketch of his father's life in AmericaFarewell to Salonica is a fresh and charming book that throws a kindly light on a sector of human life unknown to most AmericansNew York TimesA gallery of beautiful and uaint sketches revealing fascinating aspects of civilization in a strange city where East met West and the ancient past met the futureIt creates an atmosphere of expectation and wonder and enjoyment Most of all an atmosphere of livingChristian Science MonitorAn altogether charming book so simply and truthfully writtenThe Salonica one reads about is not only a fascinating and complex city in which many national and cultural strains run side by side but it is a critical city of Aegean politicsThe breakdown of the Turkish Empire and its conseuences for Balkan affairs are better understood when one has read this book But it is not the political value of the book that should be emphasized so much as its uiet charm its unpretentious and easy portrayal of a cultural pattern through an account of an engaging familyA warm and softly luminous bookThe NationThis is a story of one man's intensely happy boyhood set against the politically seething years at the turn of the century in the ever coveted prize city of the Balkans Salonicawritten in a charming and effortless mannerPhiladelphia InuirerFor the gift of a happy youth Mr Sciaky has repaid his city handsomelyit recalls Rebecca West's Black Lamb and Grey FalconIt is an intensely personal story yet so completely was the young Sciaky of his time and place that it is also the story of Salonica in the final phase of its existence; for the city that Sciaky knew largely dominated by its 70000 Spanish Jews has goneThe author has made Salonica a living town peopled by men and women of flesh and blood people with all the human faults and weaknesses but also with the lovable ualities that may be found in humanity everywhere by the man with skill to pick them outNew York Herald TribuneA charming portrait of an eraHonolulu AdvertiserThis picture of a Jewish childhood among rich merchants in Salonica has a glow the radiant sunshine of a protected childhoodChicago SunLeon Sciaky was born in 1894 when the Turkish flag still waved over Salonica His family left their beloved but turbulent homeland in 1915 settling in New York City Sciaky lived in Americamainly upstate New Yorkwith his wife Frances and son until his death in 1958 He taught at a number of progressive schools and camps and in his last years owned and operated a school and camp with Frances A moving memoir It gives a feeling for what Salonica was like at the beginning of the 20th century and some of the political movements that were current

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Farewell to Salonica City at the CrossroadsA jewel of memoryDorothy Canfield Fisher Book of the Month ClubAt the crossroads of East and West Salonica now Thessaloniki was an oasis in a swirl of conflicting powers and interests a vibrant world of varied peoples where Leon Sciaky grew up at the turn of the twentieth century This Paul Dry Books rediscovered classic includes many photos courtesy of Leon Sciaky's son Peter who has also written a short biographical sketch of his father's life in AmericaFarewell to Salonica is a fresh and charming book that throws a kindly light on a sector of human life unknown to most AmericansNew York TimesA gallery of beautiful and uaint sketches revealing fascinating aspects of civilization in a strange city where East met West and the ancient past met the futureIt creates an atmosphere of expectation and wonder and enjoyment Most of all an atmosphere of livingChristian Science MonitorAn altogether charming book so simply and truthfully writtenThe Salonica one reads about is not only a fascinating and complex city in which many national and cultural strains run side by side but it is a critical city of Aegean politicsThe breakdown of the Turkish Empire and its conseuences for Balkan affairs are better understood when one has read this book But it is not the political value of the book that should be emphasized so much as its uiet charm its unpretentious and easy portrayal of a cultural pattern through an account of an engaging familyA warm and softly luminous bookThe NationThis is a story of one man's intensely happy boyhood set against the politically seething years at the turn of the century in the ever coveted prize city of the Balkans Salonicawritten in a charming and effortless mannerPhiladelphia InuirerFor the gift of a happy youth Mr Sciaky has repaid his city handsomelyit recalls Rebecca West's Black Lamb and Grey FalconIt is an intensely personal story yet so completely was the young Sciaky of his time and place that it is also the story of Salonica in the final phase of its existence; for the city that Sciaky knew largely dominated by its 70000 Spanish Jews has goneThe author has made Salonica a living town peopled by men and women of flesh and blood people with all the human faults and weaknesses but also with the lovable ualities that may be found in humanity everywhere by the man with skill to pick them outNew York Herald TribuneA charming portrait of an eraHonolulu AdvertiserThis picture of a Jewish childhood among rich merchants in Salonica has a glow the radiant sunshine of a protected childhoodChicago SunLeon Sciaky was born in 1894 when the Turkish flag still waved over Salonica His family left their beloved but turbulent homeland in 1915 settling in New York City Sciaky lived in Americamainly upstate New Yorkwith his wife Frances and son until his death in 1958 He taught at a number of progressive schools and camps and in his last years owned and operated a school and camp with Frances This is a good read for people who want to understand the goings on of the Outtoman empire in the early 20th century