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The Resource Eli's promise : a novel, Ronald H. Balson, (electronic resource)

Eli's promise : a novel, Ronald H. Balson, (electronic resource)

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Eli's promise : a novel
Title
Eli's promise
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Ronald H. Balson
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Language
eng
Summary
"National Jewish Book Award winter Ron Balson returns triumphantly with Eli's Promise, a captivating saga of the Holocaust and its aftermath spanning decades and continents. Readers will not be able to put this book down, but will turn the pages compulsively with heart in throat, eager to learn the fate of the Rosen family. Balson's meticulous historical detail, vivid prose and unforgettable characters further solidify his place among the most esteemed writers of historical fiction today." --Pam Jenoff, New York Times Bestselling Author of The Lost Girls of Paris A "fixer" in a Polish town during World War II, his betrayal of a Jewish family, and a search for justice 25 years later'by the winner of the National Jewish Book Award. Eli's Promise is a masterful work of historical fiction spanning three eras'Nazi-occupied Poland, the American Zone of post-war Germany, and Chicago at the height of the Vietnam War. Award-winning author Ronald H. Balson explores the human cost of war, the mixed blessings of survival, and the enduring strength of family bonds. 1939: Eli Rosen lives with his wife Esther and their young son in the Polish town of Lublin, where his family owns a construction company. As a consequence of the Nazi occupation, Eli's company is Aryanized, appropriated and transferred to Maximilian Poleski'an unprincipled profiteer who peddles favors to Lublin's subjugated residents. An uneasy alliance is formed; Poleski will keep the Rosen family safe if Eli will manage the business. Will Poleski honor his promise or will their relationship end in betrayal and tragedy' 1946: Eli resides with his son in a displaced persons camp in Allied-occupied Germany hoping for a visa to America. His wife has been missing since the war. One man is sneaking around the camps selling illegal visas; might he know what has happened to her' 1965: Eli rents a room in Albany Park, Chicago. He is on a mission. With patience, cunning, and relentless focus, he navigates unfamiliar streets and dangerous political backrooms, searching for the truth. Powerful and emotional, Ronald H. Balson's Eli's Promise is a rich, rewarding novel of World War II and a husband's quest for justice
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Balson, Ronald H
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.A628
LC item number
E45 2020eb
Literary form
novels
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dictionaries
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  • FICTION / Historical / World War II
  • Holocaust survivors
  • Husband and wife
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Jewish refugees
  • Poland
  • Germany
  • Chicago (Ill.)
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Eli's promise : a novel, Ronald H. Balson, (electronic resource)
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online
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9781250271471
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EB00811003
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91E22BF9-C065-4FF2-95F3-9714B3555CBA
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(OCoLC)1159843779
Label
Eli's promise : a novel, Ronald H. Balson, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781250271471
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unknown
Publisher number
EB00811003
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
91E22BF9-C065-4FF2-95F3-9714B3555CBA
System control number
(OCoLC)1159843779

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