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Summary:

"It is the spring of 1939, and three generations of the Kurc family are doing their best to live normal lives, even as the shadow of war grows ever closer. The talk around the family Seder table is of new babies and budding romance, not of the increasing hardships facing Jews in their hometown of Radom, Poland. But soon the horrors overtaking Europe will become inescapable and the Kurc family will be flung to the far corners of the earth, each desperately trying to chart his or her own path toward safety. As one sibling is forced into exile, another attempts to flee the continent, while others struggle to escape certain death by working endless hours on empty stomachs in the factories of the ghetto or by hiding as gentiles in plain sight. Driven by an extraordinary will to survive and by the fear that they may never see each other again, the Kurcs must rely on hope, ingenuity, and inner strength to persevere."
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library FIC HUNTER (Text) 33892100431890 Adult Fiction Book None 02/15/2017 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0399563083 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9780399563089 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: 403 pages : genealogical table ; 24 cm
    print
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, 2017.

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Summary, etc.: "It is the spring of 1939, and three generations of the Kurc family are doing their best to live normal lives, even as the shadow of war grows ever closer. The talk around the family Seder table is of new babies and budding romance, not of the increasing hardships facing Jews in their hometown of Radom, Poland. But soon the horrors overtaking Europe will become inescapable and the Kurc family will be flung to the far corners of the earth, each desperately trying to chart his or her own path toward safety. As one sibling is forced into exile, another attempts to flee the continent, while others struggle to escape certain death by working endless hours on empty stomachs in the factories of the ghetto or by hiding as gentiles in plain sight. Driven by an extraordinary will to survive and by the fear that they may never see each other again, the Kurcs must rely on hope, ingenuity, and inner strength to persevere."
Subject: Jews, Polish
Jewish families
Holocaust survivors
FICTION / Cultural Heritage
FICTION / Jewish
FICTION / Historical
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 Fiction
Jewish families Fiction
Jews, Polish Fiction
Holocaust survivors Fiction
World War (1939-1945)
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Genre: Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Jewish fiction.
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