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Orpheus clocks

P. G. Coole

Orpheus clocks

by P. G. Coole

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by (3 Fitzroy Sq., W.1.): Hutchinson Educational Ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Clocks and watches -- Europe -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] P. G. Coole & E. Neumann.
      ContributionsNeumann, Erwin, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTS543.E9 C66 1972
      The Physical Object
      Pagination164 p., 8 leaves.
      Number of Pages164
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5457634M
      ISBN 10009108380X
      LC Control Number73159986

        The Orpheus Clock (Hardcover) The Search for My Family's Art Treasures Stolen by the Nazis. By Simon Goodman. Scribner, , pp. Publication Date: Aug Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (8/16/) Compact Disc .   The book is relatively small ( pages) and filled with pictures of these old table clocks. First the "beauty shot", then close-up photos of the tear-down (dials, movements, case details, etc.).

      The Orpheus Clock: The Search for My Family's Art Treasures Stolen by the Nazis: Kindle Edition: The Orpheus Clock: The Search for My Family's Art Treasures Stolen by the Nazis: Paperback: $ $ The Orpheus Clock: The Search For My Family's Art Treasures Stolen by the Nazis: Audio CD: $ The Orpheus Clock The Search for My Family's Art Treasures Stolen by the Nazis (Book): Goodman, Simon: The passionate, gripping, true story of one man's single-minded quest to reclaim what the Nazis stole from his family, their beloved art collection, and to restore their legacy. Simon Goodman's grandparents came from German-Jewish banking dynasties and perished in concentration camps.

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The Orpheus Clock is a story that hits very close to my heart. It involves the descendant of a wealthy German-Jewish family (super-wealthy, actually) who lost it all in the Holocaust.

Simon Goodman grew up in London knowing his heritage, while his father sadly (and without much success) pursued leads to reclaim a vast family collection of important artwork stolen by the Nazis/5(). The Orpheus Clock itself is a gorgeous metalwork table clock of great value.

The book of the same name contains a beautiful color photo, even in the trade paperback edition, of this work of art. Simon, the author, has spent a large part of his life doing what his father was unable to do/5.

Shocking, stunning and totally unputdownable, The Orpheus Clock is an absolute must read.” – Annie Jacobsen, New York Times bestselling author of Operation Paperclip “An extraordinary piece of history Even readers well familiar with World War II and Holocaust history Released on: Aug   A remarkable achievement.

The Nazis stole the Gutmann family’s art and tried to erase them from history; they almost succeeded. Here, now, with the sweep of a pen and the diligence of a crime reporter, author Simon Goodman has restored his family’s legacy.

Shocking, stunning and totally unputdownable, The Orpheus Clock is an absolute must : Scribner. The Orpheus Clock is both a fascinating read and an extremely valuable addition to the literature of the Nazi era.

It details two interlinked histories: the story of the Gutmanns, a Dutch family of Jewish origin who was robbed and murdered Orpheus clocks book the Nazis, and the story of their descendants, the British Goodmans who have for Orpheus clocks book struggled to uncover the truth and reclaim their heritage.

The Orpheus Clock. K likes. The passionate, true story of one man’s quest to reclaim what the Nazis stole from his family, their beloved art Followers: K. The men’s claim has yet to be substantiated, but Simon Goodman, author of the new book “ The Orpheus Clock,” would probably not be surprised if it turns out to Author: Joselin Linder.

Just as Orpheus seeks to regain his woman through the use of song, Pygmalion attempts to regain his love for women by fashioning an ideal one from ivory. Orpheus’s art succeeds brilliantly, as does Pygmalion’s. In this book, Orpheus fails and Pygmalion succeeds. Orpheus loses his wife, but Pygmalion gains his.

The Orpheus Clock is written by Simon Goodman, one of two living heirs to the Fritz and Louise Gutmanncollection (Netherlands) and the main family representative for the Eugen Gutmanncollection (Germany).

The Orpheus Clock, Simon Goodman’s fascinating account of their quest for restitution, is at once a family history, a memoir, a mini-social history of Germany pre, a Holocaust story, and a Author: Kevin O'kelly. The Orpheus Clock: The Search for My Family’s Art Treasures Stolen by the Nazis by Simon Goodman.

(Scribner, pp. $28) There have been many hands—metaphorically and physically—that have been placed on the Orpheus Clock since its creation in the 16th century by German goldsmith Wenzel Jamnitzer.

But only recently, after almost two decades of persistence by Simon Goodman, a British Author: Stewart Kampel. As part of the JCC’s 66th Annual Detroit Jewish Book Fair and co-sponsored by the Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus, the DIA hosts a talk by Simon Goodman, author of The Orpheus Clock: The Search for My Family's Art Treasures Stolen by the Nazis.

'The Orpheus Clock,' a true story of Nazi art theft, is fascinating, horrifying, and essential Simon Goodman’s account of his family's quest to recover art stolen by the Nazis is at once a family history, a memoir, a mini-social history of Germany pre, a Holocaust story, and a revealing look at the inner workings of the art world.

Simon Goodman’s book “The Orpheus Clock” tells of his year effort to reclaim artworks the Nazis took from his family during the Holocaust.

He’s seen here at his home in Beverly Hills. Download Full The Orpheus Clock Book in PDF, EPUB, Mobi and All Ebook Format. You also can read online The Orpheus Clock and write the review about the book. Search Results for “the-orpheus-clock” – PDF Search Engine. Book Talk | Simon Goodman, The Orpheus Clock Date & Time: Tuesday Octo PM to PM Location: The Magnes Collection.

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I thought of this as I was reading The Orpheus Clock, an account of Simon Goodman’s search for family art treasures that had been stolen by the Nazis. He begins the book with his discovery of some old boxes hoarded by his father, which came into his. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: "The translation of Dr.

Neumann's German text was made by Dr. Foulkes." Description: pages, 8 leaves. illustrations (some color), color portraits 25 cm. Fascinating book from an actual family member whose grandfather's extensive art collection was stolen by the Nazis.

He tells his family's story and also his own story about tracking down the art collection--something he is still doing.Interview with Simon Goodman, author of "The Orpheus Clock" Interview conducted by Angelina Giovani [Editor's note] Simon Goodman is the grandson of Friedrich Gutmann, a Dutch Jewish banker whose possessions were plundered during the German occupation of the Netherlands and who paid with his life at the hands of the Gestapo.This is a book that should be required reading in every advanced history and art history class in Europe and the Americas.

I very much enjoyed Derek Perkins’s recording of The Orpheus Clock. Obviously, the reading and interpretation were immaculate.