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Lilac girls : a novel, Martha Hall Kelly

Label
Lilac girls : a novel
Title
Lilac girls
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Martha Hall Kelly
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Caroline Ferriday, a socialite in New York, has her hands full with her post at the French consulate, but on the eve of a fateful war, her world is changed forever when Hitler's army invades Poland in September, 1939; and then sets its sights on France. Kasia Kuzmerick, a Polish teenager, an ocean away from Caroline, senses her carefree youth disappearing as she is drawn deeper into her role as courier for the underground resistance movement. In a tense atmosphere of watchful eyes and suspecting neighbors, one false move can have dire consequences. For Herta Oberheuser, the ambitious young German doctor, an ad for a government medical position seems her ticket out of a desolate life. Once hired, though, Herta finds herself trapped in a male-dominated realm of Nazi secrets and power. The lives of these three women are set on a collision course when the unthinkable happens and Kasia is sent to Ravensbrück, the notorious Nazi concentration camp for women. Their stories cross continents, from New York to Paris, Germany, and Poland, as Caroline and Kasia strive to bring justice to those whom history has forgotten. --
Summary
This is story of the Ravensbruck Rabbits: seventy-four women prisoners in the Ravensbruck concentration camp. Using alternating first-person narratives, the characters relate their experiences from 1939 through 1959. Drawing upon a decade of research, Hall reconstructs what life was like in Ravensbruck. More than a war story, this is a tale of how the strength of women’s bonds can carry them through even the most difficult situations. Lilac Girls is a solid, compelling historical read. -- Andrea Larson for LibraryReads
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Writing style
Character
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from the publisher
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Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3611.E452
LC item number
L55 2017
Literary form
non fiction
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Target audience
adult
Label
Lilac girls : a novel, Martha Hall Kelly
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes Random House Reader's Circle reader's guide (pages 489-502)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5849845
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Ballantine Books trade paperback edition.
Extent
502 pages
Isbn
9781101883082
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn957021583
  • (OCoLC)957021583
Label
Lilac girls : a novel, Martha Hall Kelly
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes Random House Reader's Circle reader's guide (pages 489-502)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5849845
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Ballantine Books trade paperback edition.
Extent
502 pages
Isbn
9781101883082
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn957021583
  • (OCoLC)957021583

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