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Other people's houses

Author: Lore Groszmann Segal; Cynthia Ozick
Publisher: New York : New Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 40th anniversary edView all editions and formats
"Nine months after Hitler takes Austria, a ten-year-old girl leaves Vienna aboard a train that transports several hundred children to safety in England. For the next seven years she finds herself living in "other people's houses": the homes of the wealthy Orthodox Jewish Levines, the working-class Hoopers, and two elderly sisters who inhabit a formal Victorian household. Told from the perspective of a child, Other  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Young adult fiction
Young adult works
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lore Groszmann Segal; Cynthia Ozick
ISBN: 1565849507 9781565849501
OCLC Number: 57186786
Description: xiv, 312 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Part 1. Vienna: a liberal education --
2. The children's transport --
Liverpool: Mrs. Levine's house --
"Illford": the married couple --
"Mellbridge": Albert --
"Allchester": The alien --
"Allchester:: Miss Douglas and Mrs. Dillon --
London: Frocks, books, and no men. Part 2. Sosua: Paul and Ilse --
Santiago de los Caballeros: Omama and Opapa --
Ciudad Trujillo: Don Indalecio Nunez Aguirre and I --
New York: My own house.
Responsibility: Lore Segal ; [with a new foreword by Cynthia Ozick].


Follows the experiences of a ten-year-old girl who flees her Nazi- occupied homeland and finds shelter in England with three families including the Jewish Orthodox Levines, the working-class Hoopers,  Read more...


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