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The Hours Count: A Novel - Jillian Cantor
The Hours Count: A Novel
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594633188 (1594633185)
ASIN: 1594633185
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
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Thewanderingjew rated it
4.0 Were Ethel and Julius Rosenberg traitors? Did they deserve the harshest punishment?
The Hours Count, Jillian CantorAfter WWII, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were arrested for spying, tried, convicted of stealing secrets enabling Russia to obtain an atomic weapon, and summarily executed. Were they guilty? David Greenglass, Ethel’s brother, implicated Julius after his own arrest. His ow...
My Never Ending List
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4.0 The Hours Count: A Novel
This would be a great book to read on a winter’s day wrapped up in a blanket, just letting yourself travel inside the pages of this novel. The story began with a single letter and it developed into a full-blown novel, leading me down paths that I wasn’t prepared for. It wasn’t a jaunting journey; it...
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4.0 The Hours Count
The Hours Count by Jillian Cantor sets up to tell the history of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg through the eyes of a fictional neighbor, Mildred “Millie” Stein. The fiction story really takes over the history in this book. This is Millie's story – of marriage, motherhood, and friendship. Her story - no...
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4.0 Intriguing insight into the McCarthy era
This is an intriguing fictional account of a young mother who befriends Ethel Rosenberg. I felt it to be quite an original way of portraying Ethel as a loving wife and mother and gave a new insight into the lives of both Ethel and her husband, Julius. The neighbor, Millie, and her family are comple...
Sharon E. Cathcart
Sharon E. Cathcart rated it
I became a fan of Jillian Cantor's work with her brilliant "Margot," so I leaped at the chance to read and review "The Hours Count." The title comes from a letter written by Pablo Picasso about Ethel and Julius Rosenberg's then-pending executions. The plot involves Mildred Stein, who lives in the sa...
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