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Penn Convoy Press

Penn Convoy Press, an imprint of Papers Please, is the publishing arm for our non-fiction oral-history books based largely on first-person family history interviews conducted 1979-85. These richly illustrated books include documents, photographs or other images collected then and since.  In addition to illustrated 32-page Two Pianos Exhibit brochures in English and German, they currently include:

A Border Town in  Poland: A 20th Century Memoir, Hirsch Bieler as told to Nora Jean and Michael H. Levin (2021), 385 pages with color images, timelines, historical context inserts, maps and supporting end-notes.  

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The book launched with a recorded Zoom call attended by an audience around the world.  A second recorded presentation hosted by the Los Angeles Jewish Genealogical Society is also on YouTube. 

A Border Town in Poland is listed on the Jewish Book Council's 2022-23 Network Authors speaking tour .

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Firebird: The Musical Life & Times of Rebecca Burstein-Arber, as told to Nora Jean and Michael H. Levin (2023), 302 pages with images, timelines, maps, historical context inserts, a Who's Who appendix and supporting end-notes.

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