Academy of Life Long Learning
SPS ALL Book Club: “The Gift of Diamonds” by Roberta Seret.

About the Book: This historical novel Introduces Mica at seventeen-years-old, when her parents are plotting to bring down Ceausescu as he comes to power. They are arrested and she realizes she will be next. In the middle of the night, she escapes Transylvania on her bicycle. But she is not alone - she has taken her father's colored diamonds that were hidden in their basement. Her only fear is that she remembers he had told her, they come from Auschwitz and they may be cursed. The Gift of Diamonds reveals hidden secrets of how Fascism led to Communism which began the seeds of modern-day Terrorism.

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DATE APRIL 20, 2021
TIME 11AM-12PM EST
LOCATION Virtual
COST $Free
Contact sps.cala@nyu.edu
DATE APRIL 20, 2021
TIME 11AM-12PM EST
LOCATION Virtual
Contact sps.cala@nyu.edu
COST $Free

About the Book: This historical novel Introduces Mica at seventeen-years-old, when her parents are plotting to bring down Ceausescu as he comes to power. They are arrested and she realizes she will be next. In the middle of the night, she escapes Transylvania on her bicycle. But she is not alone - she has taken her father's colored diamonds that were hidden in their basement. Her only fear is that she remembers he had told her, they come from Auschwitz and they may be cursed. The Gift of Diamonds reveals hidden secrets of how Fascism led to Communism which began the seeds of modern-day Terrorism.

RSVP for this free event here.

To learn more about upcoming courses and programs at the Academy of Lifelong Learning (ALL) at NYU SPS and to keep the conversation going, feel free to also join the Academy of Lifelong Learning (ALL) Facebook Lounge.