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A National Jewish Book Award - winning biography: A look at the early years of Israel's statehood, experienced through the life of a pioneering nurse.

During her extraordinary career, nurse Raquela Prywes was a witness to history. She delivered babies in a Holocaust refugee camp and on the Israeli frontier. She crossed minefields to aid injured soldiers in the 1948 Arab-Israeli War and organized hospitals to save the lives of those fighting the 1967 Six-Day War. Along the way, her own life was a series of triumphs and tragedies mirroring those of the newly formed Jewish state.

Raquela is a moving tribute to a remarkable woman, and an unforgettable chronicle of the birth of Israel through the eyes of those who lived it.

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Paperback Editions

December 1958 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Raquel (Vintage Signet D1477)
Author(s): Lion Feuchtwanger
ISBN: 0-451-01477-4 / 978-0-451-01477-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: New American Library
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