Jewish Book: Saving Myself, a Los Angeles Childhood
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Jeanne SimonoffI AM A CHILD BORN OF DREAMS

I was born in Hollywood, California in 1940, the heart of the city of dreams, and it is from the movies that my notion of romance grew.

The early death of my mother, Alice, in 1943 before my age of three, altered my life forever.

I was the granddaughter of a Heifitz and would eventually, as my father had, learn to play the violin as my paternal grandmother’s first cousin, Jasha, had (Jasha Heifitz, violin virtuoso). Jascha Jeifetz - Wikipedia

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