The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Family's Century of Art and Loss Topics for Discussion

Edmund de Waal
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What art objects were the focus of "The Hare with Amber Eyes"? How can these objects best be described? From what culture did they originate?

From what country did the Ephrussi family originate? In what cities did the family build grand residences?

What businesses were the Ephrussi involved in? How did they begin to make their fortunes and in what cities?

What was the ethnic background of the Ephrussi family? Where does the author fit into the family tree?

What bias and prejudice did the Ephrussi family suffer from? When was the bias most pronounced?

What was the fate of Viktor and Emmy Ephrussi? What event turned their world upside down?

Who in the family first owned the netsuke collection? How did it get to Vienna? Who owned it in Tokyo? As the book ends, what member of the family winds up with the netsuke and in...

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