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Doreen Carvajal: The Forgetting River: A Modern Tale of Survival, Identity and the Inquisition

(Memoir, 320 p. 2012)

Moving to Arcos de la Frontera in the Spanish province where her father’s family had originated, the author explores the fascinating, fraught — and ultimately personal — history of the Sephardic Jews who had been forced to become Catholic converts or exiles. 

  • Discussion questions
  • Kirkus review
  • Review by Linda F. Burghardt, Jewish Book Council, April 23, 2012
  • Profile of Doreen Carvajal by Janet Silver Ghent, J Weekly, November 8, 2012
  • David B. Green interviews Doreen Carvajal, Ha’aretz, August 2012
  • Book trailer (3 min.)