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CAPE FEAR MEMORIAL BRIDGE: Updates, resources, and context

'The Oppermanns' novel is 90 years old but still has lessons for today

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We revisit Scott Tong’s January conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Joshua Cohen. Cohen revised the translation and wrote a forward to a new edition of Lion Feuchtwanger’s 1933 novel “The Oppermanns.” The book tells the story of a wealthy Jewish family in Berlin, Germany, who fall victim to the rise of the Nazis.

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