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We were the lucky ones : a novel / Georgia Hunter.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Creston Public Library FIC HUN (Text) 35140100017915 Fiction Volume hold Checked out 05/12/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399563096
  • ISBN: 9780399563089
  • Physical Description: 403 pages : genealogical table ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, 2017.

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"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 closer. The talk around the family Seder table is of new babies and budding romance, not of the increasing hardships threatening Jews in their hometown of Radom, Poland. But soon the horrors overtaking Europe will become inescapable and the Kurcs will be flung to the far corners of the world, each desperately trying to navigate his or her own path to safety. As one sibling is forced into exile, another attempts to flee the continent, while others struggle to escape certain death, either by working grueling hours on empty stomachs in the factories of the ghetto or by hiding as gentiles in plain sight. Driven by an unwavering will to survive and by the fear that they may never see one another again, the Kurcs must rely on hope, ingenuity, and inner strength to persevere."--Provided by the publisher.
Subject: Holocaust survivors > Fiction.
Jews, Polish > Fiction.
Jewish families > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Fiction.

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