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

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  • 6 of 10 copies available at Sitka.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Fernie Heritage Library.

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Fernie Heritage Library FIC HUN (Text) 35136000516253 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 12/14/2017
Creston Public Library FIC HUN (Text) 35140100017915 Fiction Volume hold Available -
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Grand Forks FIC HUN (Text) 35142002620473 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 12/12/2017
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399563089 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 403 pages : genealogical table ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, [2017]

Content descriptions

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 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 wrold, each desperately trying to navigate a path toward safety. As one sibling is forced into exile, another attempts to flee the continent, and 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, inner strength, and, at times, sheer luck to make it from one day to the next.
Subject: Holocaust survivors > Fiction.
Jews, Polish > Fiction.
Jewish families > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Fiction.

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