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Tears of amber / Sofía Segovia ; translated by Simon Bruni.

Segovia, Sofía, (author.). Bruni, Simón, (translator.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville F Seg (Text) 32604060230083 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg FIC SEGOVIA (Text) 32826014328371 New Books Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood FICTION Segovia (Text) 36626104236328 2nd Floor New Adult In process -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette FIC SEG (Text) 31951004602113 2nd Floor - New Arrivals Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781542027915
  • ISBN: 1542027918
  • Physical Description: 469 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Seattle : Amazon Crossing, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Previously published as Peregrinos by Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, SA de CV, in Mexico in 2018."--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.:
With war looming dangerously close, Ilse's school days soon turn to lessons of survival. In the harshness of winter, her family must join the largest exodus in human history to survive. As battle lines are drawn and East Prussia's borders vanish beneath them, they leave their farm and all they know behind for an uncertain future. But Ilse also has Janusz, her family's young Polish servant, by her side. As they flee from the Soviet army, his enchanting folktales keep her mind off the cold, the hunger, and the horrors unfolding around them. He tells her of a besieged kingdom in the Baltic Sea from which spill the amber tears of a heartbroken queen. Neither of them realizes his stories will prove crucial and prophetic. Not far away, trying and failing to flee from a vengeful army, Arno and his mother hide in the ruins of a Koenigsberg mansion, hoping that once the war ends they can reunite their dispersed family. But their stay in the walled city proves untenable when they find themselves dodging bombs and scavenging in the rubble. Soon they'll become pawns caught between two powerful enemies, on a journey with an unknown destination.
Language Note:
Translated from the Spanish.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Refugees > Poland > Prussia, West > Fiction.
Children and war > Germany > Prussia > Fiction.
Refugees > Germany > Prussia > Fiction.
Prussia, West (Poland) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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