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I enjoyed this book immensely and recommend it highly.
Projects such as Mark Klempner's `The Heart Has Reasons' are truly important, in helping to keep alive the memory of those who had direct experience.
I think anybody who reads this book will come away grateful for life and grateful to be shown what true living is really about.
This book will make you thankful you live in the Good old USA. The Holocaust is something we all should know about and be thankful that the USA went to liberate the people. Read morePublished 11 months ago by AW
The Heart Has Reasons is an amazing book. This is about people in the Netherlands who rescued Jews during the Holocaust. Read morePublished on September 13, 2012 by dep
Mark's simple style makes these amazing stories easily accessible. It's very satisfying to read the honest accounts of good people who chose to risk all in helping their brothers... Read morePublished on January 26, 2012 by Nathan James Boyack
A wonderfully written book giving insight into the thoughts and minds of some true heroes of this most tragic period in history. The one on one interviews that Mr. Read morePublished on January 26, 2012 by Catherine A. Ferrari
As other reviewers have already said, these stories told by some of the last survivors of the Nazi occupation in Holland who helped rescue Jewish children, are inspirational. Read morePublished on November 11, 2011 by Laina M. Gerace
I am posting the following on behalf of an elder who read this book but does not use the Internet:
My partner is a man who was rescued by a student group in Amsterdam in... Read more
I picked up this book half-expecting a dry narrative. Much to the contrary, I was drawn into the emotion and thoughtful details of the people and the stories within. Read morePublished on May 30, 2011 by el gordo
I chose The Heart Has Reasons for our Book Club to read, and I am so glad that I did. Though finding truly descriptive adjectives is difficult: uplifting, awe-inspiring,... Read morePublished on November 25, 2009 by B. J. Wagner