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The chosen ones / Steve Sem-Sandberg ; translated from the Swedish by Anna Paterson.

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  • 13 of 13 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Benton Co PL - Fowler F SEM (Text) 34044000900199 Adult Fiction Available -
Flora-Monroe Twp PL - Flora FIC SEM (Text) 50825010702362 Fiction Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown FICTION SEMS (Text) 39213000793707 Adult Fiction Available -
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Lebanon PL - Lebanon F SEM (Text) 34330512993883 Adult - General Fiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library FIC SEM (Text) 78551000527875 Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main F SEMS (Text) 39231033309895 Adult Fiction Collection Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield FIC Sem-Sandberg (Text) 31208912480912 fiction Available -
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library FIC SEM (Text) 70741000140630 Adult Fiction Available -
Starke Co PL - Koontz Lake Branch (Walkerton) F SEM (Text) 30141010062376 ADULT FICTION Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374122805
  • ISBN: 0374122806
  • Physical Description: xii, 561 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First American Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2016]

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General Note:
Originally published in Swedish in 2014 by Albert Bonniers Förlag, Sweden, as De utvalda. English translation originally published in 2016 by Faber and Faber Ltd., Great Britain"--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.:
"The Am Spiegelgrund clinic, in glittering Vienna, masqueraded as a well-intentioned reform school for wayward boys and girls and a home for chronically ill children. The reality, however, was very different: in the wake of Germany's annexation of Austria on the eve of World War II, its doctors, nurses, and teachers created a monstrous parody of the institution's benign-sounding brief. The Nazi regime's euthanasia program would come to determine the fate of many of the clinic's inhabitants. An absorbing, emotionally overwhelming novel, rich in incident and character, The Chosen Ones is obliquely illuminated by the author's sharp sense of the absurd. Passionately serious, meticulously researched, and deeply profound, this extraordinary and dramatic novel bears witness to oppression and injustice, and offers invaluable and necessary insight into an intolerable chapter in Austria's past"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Spiegelgrund (Children's institution) > Fiction.
Children > Institutional care > Austria > Fiction.
Children > Nazi persecution > Fiction.
Euthanasia > Austria > Vienna > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Children > Austria > Vienna > Fiction.
Vienna (Austria) > Fiction.

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