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The Resource The German girl : a novel, Armando Lucas Correa ; translated by Nick Caistor

The German girl : a novel, Armando Lucas Correa ; translated by Nick Caistor

Label
The German girl : a novel
Title
The German girl
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Armando Lucas Correa ; translated by Nick Caistor
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Before everything changed, young Hannah Rosenthal lived a charmed life. But now, in 1939, the streets of Berlin are draped with red, white, and black flags; her family's fine possessions are hauled away; and they are no longer welcome in the places that once felt like home. Hannah and her best friend, Leo Martin, make a pact: whatever the future has in store for them, they'll meet it together. Hope appears in the form of the SS St. Louis , a transatlantic liner offering Jews safe passage out of Germany. After a frantic search to obtain visas, the Rosenthals and the Martins depart on the luxurious ship bound for Havana. Life on board the St. Louis is like a surreal holiday for the refugees, with masquerade balls, exquisite meals, and polite, respectful service. But soon ominous rumours from Cuba undermine the passengers' fragile sense of safety. From one day to the next, impossible choices are offered, unthinkable sacrifices are made, and the ship that once was their salvation seems likely to become their doom. Seven decades later in New York City, on her twelfth birthday, Anna Rosen receives a strange package from an unknown relative in Cuba, her great-aunt Hannah. Its contents will inspire Anna and her mother to travel to Havana to learn the truth about their family's mysterious and tragic past, a quest that will help Anna understand her place and her purpose in the world. The German Girl sweeps from Berlin at the brink of the Second World War to Cuba on the cusp of revolution, to New York in the wake of September 11, before reaching its deeply moving conclusion in the tumult of present-day Havana
Member of
Summary
Stripped of her family's privileges by the Nazi party in 1939 Berlin, Hannah Rosenthal forges a pact that she will remain true to her best friend, Leo, before embarking on a refugee ship bound for Havana, where rumors of a deadly plot force her to make an impossible choice.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10523789
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Correa, Armando Lucas
Dewey number
863.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Spanish
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Caistor, Nick
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jews, German
  • Jews
Target audience
adult
Label
The German girl : a novel, Armando Lucas Correa ; translated by Nick Caistor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in Spanish as La ni©ła alemana
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-343)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000058979194
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Atria books hardcover edition.
Extent
343 pages
Isbn
9781471161605
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, facsimiles
System control number
(OCoLC)964500020
Label
The German girl : a novel, Armando Lucas Correa ; translated by Nick Caistor
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in Spanish as La ni©ła alemana
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-343)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000058979194
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Atria books hardcover edition.
Extent
343 pages
Isbn
9781471161605
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, facsimiles
System control number
(OCoLC)964500020

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