Curbside pickup and returns now available at 26 locations. View updated hours of operations here.

A boy in winter: A Novel

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
"From the award-winning author of the Booker Prize-short-listed The Dark Room, a startling portrait of the Nazis' arrival in Ukraine as they move to implement the final solution Otto Pohl, an engineer overseeing construction of a German road in Ukraine, awakens to the unexpected sight of SS men herding hundreds of Jews into an old brick factory. Inside the factory, Ephraim anxiously scans the growing crowd, looking for his two sons. As anxious questions swirl around him--"Where are they taking us? How long will we be gone?"--he can't quell the suspicion that it would be just like his oldest son to hole up somewhere instead of lining up for the Germans, and just like his youngest to follow. Yasia, a farmer's daughter who has come into town to sell produce, sees two young boys slinking through the shadows of the deserted streets and decides to offer them shelter. As these lives become more and more intertwined--Rachel Seiffert's prose rich with a rare compassion, courage, and emotional depth, an unflinching story is told: of survival, of conflicting senses of duty, of the oppressive power of fear and the possibility of courage in the face of terror"--
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Copies In LINK+
Loading LINK+ Copies...
More Details
ISBN:
9780307908834
9781524782931
9780307908841
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID08f7df0b-2fdd-9287-3fd0-2e77f6aba1ca
Grouping Titleboy in winter
Grouping Authorrachel seiffert
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2021-01-17 03:11:12AM
Last Indexed2021-01-16 02:50:17AM
Novelist Primary ISBNnone

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value0
accelerated_reader_reading_level0
authorSeiffert, Rachel,
author_displaySeiffert, Rachel
available_at_catalogArcade
Belle Cooledge
Carmichael
Central
McKinley
South Natomas
detailed_location_catalogArcade
Belle Cooledge
Carmichael
Central
McKinley
South Natomas
display_description"From the award-winning author of the Booker Prize-short-listed The Dark Room, a startling portrait of the Nazis' arrival in Ukraine as they move to implement the final solution Otto Pohl, an engineer overseeing construction of a German road in Ukraine, awakens to the unexpected sight of SS men herding hundreds of Jews into an old brick factory. Inside the factory, Ephraim anxiously scans the growing crowd, looking for his two sons. As anxious questions swirl around him--"Where are they taking us? How long will we be gone?"--he can't quell the suspicion that it would be just like his oldest son to hole up somewhere instead of lining up for the Germans, and just like his youngest to follow. Yasia, a farmer's daughter who has come into town to sell produce, sees two young boys slinking through the shadows of the deserted streets and decides to offer them shelter. As these lives become more and more intertwined--Rachel Seiffert's prose rich with a rare compassion, courage, and emotional depth, an unflinching story is told: of survival, of conflicting senses of duty, of the oppressive power of fear and the possibility of courage in the face of terror"--
format_catalogBook
eAudiobook
eBook
format_category_catalogAudio Books
Books
eBook
id08f7df0b-2fdd-9287-3fd0-2e77f6aba1ca
isbn9780307908834
9780307908841
9781524782931
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
ils:.b24921397.i76405060CentralFICTION Seiffert, R.1falsefalseOn Shelfcenag
ils:.b24921397.i76405096CarmichaelFICTION Seiffert, R.1falsefalseOn Shelfcarag
ils:.b24921397.i76405072ArcadeFICTION Seiffert, R.1falsefalseOn Shelfarcag
ils:.b24921397.i76405059McKinleyFICTION Seiffert, R.1falsefalseOn Shelfmckag
ils:.b24921397.i76405084South NatomasFICTION Seiffert, R.1falsefalseOn Shelfnatag
ils:.b24921397.i76405102Belle CooledgeFICTION Seiffert, R.1falsefalseOn Shelfcooag
overdrive:4b3992f7-7ecc-4fee-b417-a681b3ffcf4a-2Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook1falsetrueOverDriveAdobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive ReadAvailable Online
overdrive:898b5f3c-e193-45c1-a1d8-8775013ccd14-2Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books1falsetrueOverDriveOverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive ListenAvailable Online
itype_catalogAdult Fiction
last_indexed2021-01-16T10:50:17.361Z
lexile_score-1
literary_formFiction
literary_form_fullFiction
local_callnumber_catalogFICTION Seiffert, R.
owning_library_catalogSacramento Public Library
owning_location_catalogArcade
Belle Cooledge
Carmichael
Central
McKinley
South Natomas
primary_isbn9780307908834
publishDate2017
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical DescriptionAbridged
ils:.b24921397BookBooksFirst American edition.EnglishPantheon Books, [2017]242 pages ; 22 cm.
overdrive:4b3992f7-7ecc-4fee-b417-a681b3ffcf4aeBookeBookEnglishKnopf Doubleday Publishing Group2017
overdrive:898b5f3c-e193-45c1-a1d8-8775013ccd14eAudiobookAudio BooksEnglishPenguin Random House Audio Publishing Group2017
recordtypegrouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b24921397.i76405060On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
ils:.b24921397.i76405096On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
ils:.b24921397.i76405072On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
ils:.b24921397.i76405059On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
ils:.b24921397.i76405084On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
ils:.b24921397.i76405102On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
overdrive:4b3992f7-7ecc-4fee-b417-a681b3ffcf4a-2Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
overdrive:898b5f3c-e193-45c1-a1d8-8775013ccd14-2Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
subject_facetHistorical fiction
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Fiction
Jewish fiction
Jews -- Ukraine -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction
Ukraine -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction
War stories
World War, 1939-1945 -- Ukraine -- Fiction
title_displayA boy in winter
title_fullA Boy in Winter A Novel
A boy in winter / Rachel Seiffert
title_shortA boy in winter
title_subA Novel
topic_facetFiction
Historical Fiction
History
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Jews
Literature
World War, 1939-1945