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The Resource Levi's war, Julie Thomas

Levi's war, Julie Thomas

Label
Levi's war
Title
Levi's war
Statement of responsibility
Julie Thomas
Title variation
Levis war
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Levi's War follows on from The Keeper of Secrets and Rachel's Legacy, tracing the story of the eldest Horowitz son, Levi, who is smuggled out of Berlin to London the day after the Kristallnacht in 1938, where he makes the momentous decision to be parachuted back behind enemy lines where his musical skills see him playing the piano for Hitler before he escapes to Italy to join the Partisans, culminating in the vital role he plays in saving the Jews of Assisi. What family Levi Horowitz has left after the Holocaust assume that their silent observer spent WW2 interred in a camp for 'foreign aliens' on the Isle of Man and that his experience was so different from Simon's in Dachau, that shame kept him quiet. These assumptions could not be further from the truth. Enraged by what he sees The Third Reich doing to his homeland, Levi volunteers for a programme that uses his language skills and his musical ability but demands tremendous courage. He is parachuted into Germany in late 1940 and becomes a trusted confidant to the Fuhrur and top Nazi officials. Risking his life every day, he sends coded messages back to his English spy masters. Life and his darkest secret intervene and he is forced to flee to Italy. There he joins a brigade of Partisans in the mountains before making his way south to become a lynch-pin in one of the most incredible true stories of the Second World War. This comes as a complete surprise to his surviving family, as does the way the British government want to honour him"--Publisher information
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Summary
"Traces the story of the eldest Horowitz son, Levi, who is smuggled out of Berlin to London the day after the Kristallnacht in 1938, where he makes the momentous decision to be parachuted back behind enemy lines where his musical skills see him playing the piano for Hitler before he escapes to Italy to join the Partisans, culminating in the vital role he plays in saving the Jews of Assisi."--Publisher information
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10625414
Cataloging source
NZ1
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1959-
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Thomas, Julie
Dewey number
823.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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1959-
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Thomas, Julie
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Horowitz family
Series volume
0003
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gay military personnel
  • Jewish soldiers
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
Label
Levi's war, Julie Thomas
Instantiates
Publication
Note
National Library of New Zealand Cataloguing in Publication (CiP) record
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000061497467
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9781775540922
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)1021237156
Label
Levi's war, Julie Thomas
Publication
Note
National Library of New Zealand Cataloguing in Publication (CiP) record
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000061497467
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9781775540922
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)1021237156

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