Blog Tour: Restitution by Janet Lee Berg, December 8th – February 9th 2021.

Updated: Feb 9

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By Janet Lee Berg

December 8th – February 9th 2021

Publication Date: 30th September 2020

Publisher: Koehler

Page Length: 262 Pages

Genre: Historical Fiction

“Restitution” is the riveting, multigenerational story of Sylvie Rosenberg, a Holocaust survivor traumatized by the memory of her art dealer father forced to trade paintings with the Nazis in an attempt to save their large extended family. Sylvie’s adult life in 1970s New York is plagued by survivors’ guilt and bitterness. But when her self-destructive ways threaten to upend the life of her Vietnam-vet son, Sylvie finally needs to face her demons. She returns to Holland to confront her past and fight the Dutch judicial system for the return of the masterpieces, but the battle proves far more difficult than Sylvie imagined...

Weaving in tragic true events from her own family history, Berg offers a sensitive story of history, romance, and humor along with detail from the extensive research of Lynn H. Nicholas, the world’s leading expert on art pilfered during WWII. Over 80 years later, the real family still awaits justice and the return of artwork that continues to hang on museum walls, without noting their tragic history…

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Janet Lee Berg

Janet Lee Berg is a native New Yorker with a residence in Charleston, SC. She is also author of several other works of fiction and children’s books and has had her work featured in the local, regional, and national press. A journalist in the Hamptons, Janet Lee Berg has interviewed numerous celebrities and pursued an MFA in Creative Writing, under the direction of published professors including Frank McCourt, author of Angela’s Ashes.


Tour Schedule

December 8th

The Whispering Bookworm

December 15th

The Historical Fiction Blog

December 22nd

Oh look, another book!

December 29th

Zoe’s Art, Craft and Life

January 5th

Ruins & Reading

January 12th

Let the words shine…

January 19th

Gwendalyn’s Books

January 26th

The Magic of Wor(l)ds

February 2nd

A Darn Good Read

February 9th

CelticLady Reviews

The Books Delight