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And after the fire / Lauren Belfer.

Belfer, Lauren, author. (Author). Sands, Xe, narrator. (Added Author). Vance, Simon, narrator. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch CD FIC BELFER, LAUREN (Text) 33946003086852 Fiction Audiobooks . 2nd Floor Checked out 11/07/2016
Union County Public Library - Liberty CDB Bef (Text) 34194001117465 CDB Available -
West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette CD FIC BEL (Text) 31951004122278 Main Floor - New AV Checked out 11/12/2016

Record details

  • ISBN: 1504718569
  • ISBN: 9781504718561
  • ISBN: 1504718585
  • ISBN: 9781504718585
  • Physical Description: 10 audio discs (12 hours, 30 minutes) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Compact discs.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Xe Sands and Simon Vance.
Summary, etc.: The New York Times bestselling author of A Fierce Radiance and City of Light returns with a new powerful and passionate novel--inspired by historical events--about two women and the mysterious choral masterpiece by Johann Sebastian Bach that changes both their lives.In the ruins of Germany in 1945, at the end of World War II, American soldier Henry Sachs takes a souvenir, an old music manuscript, from a seemingly deserted mansion and mistakenly kills the girl who tries to stop him. In America in 2010, Henry's niece, Susanna Kessler, struggles to rebuild her life after she experiences a devastating act of violence on the streets of New York City. When Henry dies soon after, she uncovers the long-hidden music manuscript. She becomes determined to discover what it is and to return it to its rightful owner, a journey that will challenge her preconceptions about herself and her family's history--and also offer her an opportunity to make peace with the past. In Berlin, Germany, in 1796, amid the city's glittering salons where aristocrats and commoners, Christians and Jews, mingle freely despite simmering anti-Semitism, Sara Itzig Levy, a renowned musician, conceals the manuscript of an anti-Jewish cantata by Johann Sebastian Bach, an unsettling gift to her from Bach's son, her teacher. This work and its disturbing message will haunt Sara and her family for generations to come.Interweaving the stories of Susanna and Sara, and their families, And after the Fire traverses over two hundred years of history, from the eighteenth century through the Holocaust and into today, seamlessly melding past and present, real and imagined. Lauren Belfer's deeply researched, evocative, and compelling narrative resonates with emotion and immediacy.Weaving together the stories of Susanna and Sara, Lauren Belfer creates a majestic narrative that spans lifetimes and continents, encompassing both the best and the worst of the human spirit. The cantata's troubled, riveting journey reveals that the two women have more in common than the score, and what Susanna learns may be what finally allows her to heal and move on.
Source of Description Note: Vendor-supplied metadata.
Subject: Family secrets > Fiction.
Americans > Germany > Fiction.
Germany > History > Fiction.
Genre: Audiobooks.
Historical fiction.

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