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The girl from the train / by Irma Joubert ; translation by Elsa Silke.

Joubert, Irma, (author.). Silke, Elsa, (translator.).
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Available copies

  • 5 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Series Information

Thornidke Press large print Christian historical fiction.
Thorndike Press large print historical Christian fiction.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greentown PL - Greentown AF JOURBERT LARGE PRINT (Text) 75342000083428 Adult Fiction Large Print Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [20353] ISLM PT6593.2.O8314 T8713 2017 (Text) 00000106303035 Talking Books Large Type Checked out 05/17/2069
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [20353] ISLM PT6593.2.O8314 T8713 2017 (Text) 00000106302912 Talking Books Large Type Available -
North Madison Co PL - Elwood PL ST LP JOU (Text) 30419101449102 Adult Fiction Available -
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library FIC JOU LgP (Text) 70741000143653 Large Print Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting LP HFIC JOU (Text) 51735011792933 Adult department--Large print Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781410495693
  • ISBN: 1410495698
  • Physical Description: 601 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 597-598).
Summary, etc.:
"Six-year-old Gretl Schmidt is on a train bound for Auschwitz. Polish Resistance fighter Jakob Kowalski is planting a bomb on the tracks to destroy a German troop transport, but Gretl's unscheduled train reaches the bomb first. When Jakob discovers her, the only survivor, guilt and compassion prompt him to take her home. She can't stay with his Catholic family forever, so Jakob sends Gretl to South Africa, where German war orphans are promised bright futures. But the two have formed a bond of love that no circumstances can overcome."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Jewish childen in the Holocaust > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
Holocaust survivors > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Poland > Fiction.
South Africa > Fiction.
Genre: Large type books.

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