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Muriel's War: An American Heiress in the Nazi Resistance
Apr.28.2011
Published by Jerusalem Post
"With Muriel’s War, Sheila Isenberg has performed an act of historic justice, at long last giving Muriel Gardiner the credit she deserves for her acts of...
Muriel's War: An American Heiress in the Nazi Resistance
Feb.10.2011
Published by Chicago Jewish Star
“A new biography Muriel’s War … is a story of courage and heroism. Chicago-born Muriel Gardiner was the daughter of a Protestant mother and a Jewish father, and heiress to a...
Muriel's War: An American Heiress in the Nazi Resistance
Nov.03.2010
Published by San Diego Jewish World
“The life of Muriel Gardiner … is truly heartwarming – the number of lives she saved, or at least had a hand in saving, was incredibly great. And the saga of her long,...
Muriel's War: An American Heiress in the Nazi Resistance
Dec.26.2010
Published by BOSTON GLOBE
  “Terrible times can elicit extraordinary deeds even from ordinary people, and Muriel Gardner was anything but ordinary … If some portion of Gardiner’s story sounds...
Nov.15.2010
Published by Kirkus
"In many ways, Muriel Gardiner’s existence was the embodiment of the American dream. . . . With a keen eye for detail, Isenberg explores Gardiner’s life and admirable sacrifices...
Muriel's War: An American Heiress in the Nazi Resistance
Oct.25.2010
Published by Library Journal
"Muriel Gardner was a beautiful, electrifying woman who mixed with high society, was a part of Sigmund Freud's inner circle, and eventually joined the Austrian underground, where...
Muriel's War: An American Heiress in the Nazi Resistance
Oct.01.2010
Published by America in World War II Magazine
"It is simplest to put it this way: privilege, exotic friendships, intellectual adventure, international intrigue, and danger marked the life story of American heiress Muriel...