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Those Who Save Us

Author: Jenna Blum
Publisher: Orlando, Florida : Harcourt, 2005, ©2004.
Series: Instant book club.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Harvest editionView all editions and formats
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For fifty years, Anna Schlemmer has refused to talk about her life in Germany during World War II. Her daughter, Trudy, was only three when she and her mother were liberated by an American soldier and went to live with him in Minnesota. Trudy's sole evidence of the past is an old photograph; a family portrait showing Anna, Trudy, and a Nazi officer, the Obersturmfuehrer of Buchenwald. Driven by the guilt of her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: War stories
Bildungsromans
Fiction
History
War fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jenna Blum
ISBN: 0156031663 9780156031660
OCLC Number: 60502170
Notes: Originally published: 2004.
"A Harvest book."
Description: 482 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Trudy and Anna, 1993 --
Anna and Max, Weimar 1939-1940 --
Trudy, November 1996 --
Anna and Mathilde, Weimar 1940-1942 --
Trudy, December 1996 --
Anna and the Obersturmfurhrer, Weimar 1952 --
Trudy, January 1997 --
Anna and the Obersturmfuhrer, Berchtesgaden 1943 --
Trudy, February 1997 --
Anna and the Obersturmfuhrer, Weimar 1943-1945 --
Trudy, March 1997 --
Anna and Jack, Weimar 1945 --
Trudy, April 1997 --
Anna and Jack, New Heidelburg 1945 --
Trudy, May 1997.
Series Title: Instant book club.
Responsibility: Jenna Blum.
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A professor of German history begins a long journey back into a past she has pushed aside.  Read more...

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PRAISE FOR THOSE WHO SAVE US "Jenna Blum's accomplished first novel, Those Who Save Us, is both vast and intimate in its reach . . . Utterly believable . . .An absorbing tale of two women's struggles Read more...

 
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