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The Resource Hannah & Emil

Hannah & Emil

Label
Hannah & Emil
Title
Hannah & Emil
Statement of responsibility
Belinda Castles
Title variation
Hannah and Emil
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An inspiring novel of great courage and enduring love set against a backdrop of the turmoil and devastation of World War II.Emil and Hannah live their lives amid the turmoil of twentieth-century history. Emil, a German veteran of the Great War, has returned home to a disturbed nation. As inflation and unemployment edge the country near collapse, Emil's involvement with the resistance ultimately forces him from his family and his home.Hannah, soaked in the many languages of her upbringing as a Russian Jew in the West End of London and intent on experiencing the world, leaves home for Europe, travelling into a continent headed again towards total war. In Brussels, she meets the devastated Emil, who has just crossed the border on foot from Nazi Germany, leaving tragedy in his wake.All too briefly, they make a life in England before war strikes, and Emil, an enemy alien, is interned and then sent away. Hannah, determined to find him, prepares herself for a lonely and dangerous journey across the seas . . .Hannah & Emil is a moving love story of courage and conviction - riven by the powerful currents of history
Summary
Emil and Hannah live their lives amid the turmoil of 20th-century history. Emil, a German veteran of the Great War, has returned home to a disturbed nation. As inflation and unemployment edge the country near collapse, Emil's involvement with the resistance ultimately forces him from his family and his home. Hannah, soaked in the many languages of her upbringing as a Russian Jew in the West End of London and intent on experiencing the world, leaves home for Europe, travelling into a continent headed again towards total war. In Brussels, she meets the devastated Emil, who has just crossed the border on foot from Nazi Germany, leaving tragedy in his wake. All too briefly, they make a life in England before war strikes, and Emil, an enemy alien, is interned and then sent away. Hannah, determined to find him, prepares herself for a lonely and dangerous journey across the seas. Hannah and Emil is a moving love story riven by the powerful currents of history - an inspiring story of courage, conviction, and love.
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Writing style
Award
Asher Literary Award, 2013.
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Cataloging source
ANL
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Castles, Belinda
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Hannah & Emil
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:74ff26e8-a5b0-467c-b5ad-36efaed4a2a9
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781741765625
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Hannah & Emil
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:74ff26e8-a5b0-467c-b5ad-36efaed4a2a9
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781741765625
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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