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Skeletons at the feast [electronic resource]. Chris Bohjalian.

Bohjalian, Chris. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307449559 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2008.

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Summary, etc.: In January 1945, in the waning months of World War II, a small group of people begin the longest journey of their lives: an attempt to cross the remnants of the Third Reich, from Warsaw to the Rhine if necessary, to reach the British and American lines.Among the group is eighteen-year-old Anna Emmerich, the daughter of Prussian aristocrats. There is her lover, Callum Finella, a twenty-year-old Scottish prisoner of war who was brought from the stalag to her family's farm as forced labor. And there is a twenty-six-year-old Wehrmacht corporal, who the pair know as Manfred--who is, in reality, Uri Singer, a Jew from Germany who managed to escape a train bound for Auschwitz.As they work their way west, they encounter a countryside ravaged by war. Their flight will test both Anna's and Callum's love, as well as their friendship with Manfred--assuming any of them even survive. Perhaps not since The English Patient has a novel so deftly captured both the power...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Broadway Books, 2008. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 16338 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1305 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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