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The Miracle Visas
The Miracle Visas
Author: Yutaka Taniuchi
Publisher: Gefen Publishing House

Price: $16.95
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Format: Hard Cover
ISBN 10: 9652292567
Catalog Number: 256-7
Number of Pages: 176

Description:
The story of the life and humanitarian activities of of Sempo (Chiune) Sugihara told in this The Miracle Visas has been made into a Japanese opera, 'White Nights of Love'.

''''White Nights of Love'''', composed by Japanese musician Toshi Ichiyanagi and librettist Takashi Tsujii, premiered in Yokahama, Japan in premiered in February, 2006.

This is the dramatic story of Sempo Sugihara, Japanís Oskar Schindler. As the Japanese Consul General in Lithuania, he saved over 5,000 lives from the Nazis by issuing illegal exit visas. The story is told through the eyes of a young Jewish refugee whose father worked closely with Sempo Sugihara. In a world of lessons unlearned, violence, and hatred, this is the wonderful story of a selfless man with a passion for humanity. This book celebrates the great miracle of life itself.