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Author: Gudrun Pausewang; John Brownjohn
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin ; London : Frances Lincoln [distributor], 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two days before Gisel's sixteenth birthday, her world falls apart - It is February 1945, and she and her family must leave everything behind and flee the advancing Russian army.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
History
War fiction
Young adult works
Young adult fiction
Teen fiction
War stories
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gudrun Pausewang; John Brownjohn
ISBN: 1741149215 9781741149210
OCLC Number: 70402567
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Awards: Runner-up for Independent Publisher Book Award 2007 (Canada)
Description: 198 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Responsibility: by Gudrun Pausewang ; translated by John Brownjohn.

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Set during the last weeks of the Second World War, this is a war story of 16-year-old Gisela who is trapped with her grandmother and brothers for days beneath the rubble after the bombing of Dresden.  Read more...

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"'Survival is a book that because of its style and language can be read quickly and easily, yet it stays long in your memory.' Der Tagesspiegel, Berlin 22/3/05 'Gudrun Pausewang is not analysing the Read more...

 
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