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The Resource The World That We Knew, Alice Hoffman, (electronic resource)

The World That We Knew, Alice Hoffman, (electronic resource)

Label
The World That We Knew
Title
The World That We Knew
Statement of responsibility
Alice Hoffman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Oh, what a book this is! Hoffman's exploration of the world of good and evil, and the constant contest between them, is unflinching; and the humanity she brings to us?it is a glorious experience. The book builds and builds, as she weaves together, seamlessly, the stories of people in the most desperate of circumstances?and then it delivers with a tremendous punch. It opens up the world, the universe, in a way that it absolutely unique. By the end you may be weeping." ?Elizabeth Strout, Pulitzer Prize?winning author of Olive Kitteridge "Alice Hoffman's new novel will break your heart, and then stitch it back together piece by piece. It's about love and loss, about history and the world today, about what happens when man goes against the laws of nature for good and for evil. It's my new favorite Hoffman book?and if you know how much I adore her writing, that's truly saying something." ?Jodi Picoult, New York Times bestselling author of Small Great Things and A Spark of Light "An exceptionally voiced tale of deepest love and loss...one of [Hoffman's] finest. WWII fiction has glutted the market, but Hoffman's unique brand of magical realism and the beautiful, tender yet devastating way she explores her subject make this a standout." ? Booklist (starred review) In 1941, during humanity's darkest hour, three unforgettable young women must act with courage and love to survive, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Dovekeepers and The Marriage of Opposites Alice Hoffman. In Berlin, at the time when the world changed, Hanni Kohn knows she must send her twelve-year-old daughter away to save her from the Nazi regime. She finds her way to a renowned rabbi, but it's his daughter, Ettie, who offers hope of salvation when she creates a mystical Jewish creature, a rare and unusual golem, who is sworn to protect Lea. Once Ava is brought to life, she and Lea and Ettie become eternally entwined, their paths fated to cross, their fortunes linked. Lea and Ava travel from Paris, where Lea meets her soulmate, to a convent in western France known for its silver roses; from a school in a mountaintop village where three thousand Jews were saved. Meanwhile, Ettie is in hiding, waiting to become the fighter she's destined to be. What does it mean to lose your mother? How much can one person sacrifice for love? In a world where evil can be found at every turn, we meet remarkable characters that take us on a stunning journey of loss and resistance, the fantastical and the mortal, in a place where all roads lead past the Angel of Death and love is never ending
Cataloging source
B@L
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hoffman, Alice
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3558.O3447
LC item number
W67 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Jews
  • Jewish children
  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Historical Fiction
  • Paris (France)
Label
The World That We Knew, Alice Hoffman, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • Intro; Epigraph; Part One: 1941-42; Chapter One: East of the Sun; Chapter Two: The Magician's Assistant; Chapter Three: The Rabbi's Daughter; Chapter Four: Water, Fire, Earth, and Sky; Chapter Five: The Follower; Chapter Six: In Another Country; Chapter Seven: Arrival; Chapter Eight: The Girl in the Country; Chapter Nine: The Realm of the Shadow; Chapter Ten: The Disappearance; Chapter Eleven: Runaways; Chapter Twelve: The Heron; Chapter Thirteen: The Faraway Place; Chapter Fourteen: Blessing; Chapter Fifteen: The Gathered; Chapter Sixteen: The Two Brothers; Chapter Seventeen: The Message
  • Chapter Eighteen: The Silver RoseChapter Nineteen: In the Forest; Part Two: 1943-44; Chapter Twenty: The Old Man; Chapter Twenty-One: Believer; Chapter Twenty-Two: The Doctor's House; Chapter Twenty-Three: Hidden; Chapter Twenty-Four: The Other Side; Chapter Twenty-Five: The Labyrinth; Chapter Twenty-Six: The Red Shoes; Chapter Twenty-Seven: Beehive House; Chapter Twenty-Eight: The Map; Chapter Twenty-Nine: The Last Angel; Chapter Thirty: The maker and the made; Chapter Thirty-One: The Beast; Chapter Thirty-Two: The way Home; Chapter Thirty-Three: The Weight of a Soul
  • Chapter Thirty-Four: West of the MoonAcknowledgments; About the Author; Further Reading; Copyright
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501137594
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
4F371A0F-9E75-48A2-B1A0-FC6E7646299F
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1113873716
  • on1113873716
  • 3224589
Label
The World That We Knew, Alice Hoffman, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Contents
  • Intro; Epigraph; Part One: 1941-42; Chapter One: East of the Sun; Chapter Two: The Magician's Assistant; Chapter Three: The Rabbi's Daughter; Chapter Four: Water, Fire, Earth, and Sky; Chapter Five: The Follower; Chapter Six: In Another Country; Chapter Seven: Arrival; Chapter Eight: The Girl in the Country; Chapter Nine: The Realm of the Shadow; Chapter Ten: The Disappearance; Chapter Eleven: Runaways; Chapter Twelve: The Heron; Chapter Thirteen: The Faraway Place; Chapter Fourteen: Blessing; Chapter Fifteen: The Gathered; Chapter Sixteen: The Two Brothers; Chapter Seventeen: The Message
  • Chapter Eighteen: The Silver RoseChapter Nineteen: In the Forest; Part Two: 1943-44; Chapter Twenty: The Old Man; Chapter Twenty-One: Believer; Chapter Twenty-Two: The Doctor's House; Chapter Twenty-Three: Hidden; Chapter Twenty-Four: The Other Side; Chapter Twenty-Five: The Labyrinth; Chapter Twenty-Six: The Red Shoes; Chapter Twenty-Seven: Beehive House; Chapter Twenty-Eight: The Map; Chapter Twenty-Nine: The Last Angel; Chapter Thirty: The maker and the made; Chapter Thirty-One: The Beast; Chapter Thirty-Two: The way Home; Chapter Thirty-Three: The Weight of a Soul
  • Chapter Thirty-Four: West of the MoonAcknowledgments; About the Author; Further Reading; Copyright
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501137594
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
4F371A0F-9E75-48A2-B1A0-FC6E7646299F
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1113873716
  • on1113873716
  • 3224589

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