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Crossing the borders of time [electronic resource] : A True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed. Leslie Maitland.

Maitland, Leslie. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781590514979 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2012.

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Summary, etc.: On a pier in Marseille in 1942, with desperate refugees pressing to board one of the last ships to escape France before the Nazis choked off its ports, an 18-year-old German Jewish girl was pried from the arms of the Catholic Frenchman she loved and promised to marry. As the Lipari carried Janine and her family to Casablanca on the first leg of a perilous journey to safety in Cuba, she would read through her tears the farewell letter that Roland had slipped in her pocket: "Whatever the length of our separation, our love will survive it, because it depends on us alone. I give you my vow that whatever the time we must wait, you will be my wife. Never forget, never doubt." Five years later -- her fierce desire to reunite with Roland first obstructed by war and then, in secret, by her father and brother -- Janine would build a new life in New York with a dynamic American husband. That his obsession with Ayn Rand tormented their marriage was just one of the...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Other Press, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 10669 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
History.
Genre: Electronic books.

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