Thorndike Press

Their Promised Land: My Grandparents in Love and War

  • Ian Buruma
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  • ISBN-10: 1410488608
  • ISBN-13: 9781410488602
  • DDC: B
  • Shipping Weight: 1.20 lbs ( .54 kgs)
  • 392 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released April 2016

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A family history of surpassing beauty and power: Ian Buruma's account of his grandparents' enduring love through the terror and separation of two world wars. Woven from their correspondence, this labor of love brings to life not just a remarkable marriage, but a class, and an age.


Customer Reviews

"This illuminating story of cultural assimilation and identity will resonate with many readers. . . . a moving, intimate portrait. "

— Publishers Weekly (starred)