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The little Russian

Author: Susan Sherman
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2012.
Series: Thorndike Press large print core series.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Berta Alshonsky revels in childhood memories of her time spent with a wealthy family in Moscow, so different from her life as a grocer's daughter in the Jewish townlet of Mosny. So when a mysterious and cultured wheat merchant comes into the grocery, Berta falls in love. She's unaware that he is a member of The Jewish Worker's League, smuggling arms to the shtetls to defend against the pogroms sweeping the Little  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Sherman
ISBN: 9781410447678 1410447677
OCLC Number: 774021300
Description: 591 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print core series.
Responsibility: Susan Sherman.

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Berta Alshonsky revels in childhood memories of her time spent with a wealthy family in Moscow, so different from her life as a grocer's daughter in the Jewish townlet of Mosny. So when a mysterious and cultured wheat merchant comes into the grocery, Berta falls in love. She's unaware that he is a member of The Jewish Worker's League, smuggling arms to the shtetls to defend against the pogroms sweeping the Little Russian countryside. Their marriage gives Berta the life she once had in Moscow - until a smuggling operation goes awry.

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