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  • 41 of 56 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Booth & Dimock Library - Coventry.

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Booth & Dimock Library - Coventry AF JEN (Text to phone) 33260000556366 Adult New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0778389383
  • ISBN: 9780778389385
  • ISBN: 0778311546
  • ISBN: 9780778311546
  • ISBN: 9780778311546
  • ISBN: 0778311546
  • ISBN: 9780778389385
  • ISBN: 0778389383
  • Physical Description: 324 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Park Row Books, [2021]

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"1942. Sadie Gault is eighteen and living with her parents in the Kraków Ghetto during World War II. When the Nazis liquidate the ghetto, Sadie and her pregnant mother are forced to seek refuge in the perilous tunnels beneath the city. One day she sees a girl about her own age buying flowers. Ella Stepanek is an affluent Polish girl living a life of relative ease with her stepmother, who has developed close alliances with the occupying Germans. Ella begins to aid Sadie and the two become close. As the dangers of the war worsen, their lives are set on a collision course that will test them in the face of overwhelming odds." --Publisher.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Poland > Fiction.
Female friendship > Fiction.
Jews > Poland > Fiction.
Inner cities > Poland > Fiction.
Kraków (Poland) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
FICTION / Historical / World War II.
FICTION / Friendship.
FICTION / Women.
Female friendship.
Inner cities.
Jews.
Poland.
Poland > Kraków.
Friendship > Fiction.
Refugees > Fiction.
Inner cities > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Fiction.
Historical fiction.
History.
Novels.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Novels.
Fiction.

Syndetic Solutions - Author Notes for ISBN Number 0778389383
The Woman with the Blue Star
The Woman with the Blue Star
by Jenoff, Pam
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The Woman with the Blue Star

Pam Jenoff was born in Maryland and raised outside Philadelphia. She attended George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and Cambridge University in England where she earned her master's degree in history. She then was appointed as Special Assistenat to the Secretary of the Army. She worked helping victim's families of Pan Am Flight 103 secure their memorial at Arlington National Cemetery and observing recovery efforts at the site of the Oklahoma City bombing. Following her work at the Pentagon, Pam moved to the State Department. In 1996 she was assigned to the U.S. Consulate in Krakow, Poland. It was during this time that Pam developed her expertise in Polish-Jewish relations and the Holocaust, working on matters such as preservation of Auschwitz and the restitution of Jewish property in Poland. Pam left the Foreign Service in 1998 for law school and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. She worked for several years as a labor and employment attorney and now teaches law school at Rutgers. Pam is the author of The Kommandant's Girl, which was an international bestseller and nominated for a Quill award, as well as The Winter Guest, The Diplomat's Wife, The Ambassador¿s Daughter, Almost Home, A Hidden Affair and The Things We Cherished. (Bowker Author Biography)


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