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A boy in winter: A Novel

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"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"--
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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