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International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Author Insight

Date: Monday, January 23
Time: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm (EST)

To commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Holocaust Council invites you to join us in conversation with Lisa Barr, award-winning author of the New York Times best-selling novel, Woman on Fire.

The book is “a gripping tale of a young, ambitious journalist embroiled in an international art scandal centered around a Nazi-looted masterpiece – forcing the ultimate showdown between passion and possession, lovers and liars, history, and truth.”

If you haven’t read it yet, grab a copy today and register now to spend an hour discussing this thrilling tale with author Lisa Barr.

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Questions? Contact Jamie Carus at jcarus@jfedgmw.org.

Lisa Barr is the New York Times bestselling author of Woman on Fire, The Unbreakables, and the historical thriller Fugitive Colors, a suspenseful tale of stolen art, love, lust, deception, and revenge on the “eve” of World War II. The novel won the IPPY gold medal for Best Literary Fiction 2014 and first prize at The Hollywood Film Festival (Opus Magnum Discovery Award). In addition, Barr served as an editor for The Jerusalem Post, managing editor of Today’s Chicago Woman, managing editor of Moment magazine, and an editor/reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times. Among the highlights of her career, she covered the famous “handshake” between the late Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, the late PLO leader Yasser Arafat, and President Bill Clinton at the White House.

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