Stewart Dubinsky knew his father had served in World War II. And he'd been told how David Dubin (as his father had Americanized the name that Stewart later reclaimed) had rescued Stewart's mother from the horror of the Balingen concentration camp. But when he discovers, after his father's... read more
In this book, a lawyer named Stewart Dubinsky discovers evidence of his recently deceased fathers court hearing and imprisonment. Stewart is convinced to try and find out what happened to his father, when it happened and if he was actually a criminal. During the plot, the stories of David... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
In this book, a lawyer named Stewart Dubinsky discovers evidence of his recently deceased fathers court hearing and imprisonment. Stewart is convinced to try and find out what happened to his father, when it happened and if he was actually a criminal. During the plot, the stories of David Dublin, Stewart's father in war times are played out. It describes all that David Dublin had to go through during this period of his life. In the end, Stewart learns how hard it can be to break orders that mean you will be punnished. Also he discovers the brutalness of war and all that comes from it.
“"Every American is from somewhere else. Each is hated for what he brings that is different from the rest. We live in uneasy peace. But it is peace, for the most part. "”Stewart Dubinsky
“"Who are we but the stories we tell ourselves, about ourselves, and believe?"”David Dubin
“Well, I’ll tell you, Dubin. Why we need God. Why I need God. To forgive us,”Highlighted by 4 Kindle customers
But the truth, as I’d recognized, was that the life she’d claimed was the life she’d lived.Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
strike me as idealists. They hate the rich, because they envy them.”Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
“When I came here, I promised myself a new life. A life that would not look back. This is life.” She touched the wood of the table and then reached for a perfect orange atop the mounded fruit bowl that was always there. “Right now. This is life. You know the philosophers? The present never stops. There is only the present. You cheat life to live in the past. Isn’t that so?”Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
several books. His main theory, as much as I understand these things, was that faith was the point of existence, even while sin was life’s overwhelming reality. Society’s goal was to lower the barriers to faith, since faith was all that could redeem us.Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
I marvel at how much bravery it takes to go on, to bear the blows existence so often delivers.Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
his intense curiosity about human beings. He was a gentle wit, and full of a generous acceptance for people’s foibles as well as reverent wonder at our triumphs.Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
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