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The Other Half of Life: A Novel Based on the True Story of the MS St. Louis - Whitney, Kim Ablon
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Internationaler Buchtitel. In englischer Sprache. Verlag: ALFRED A KNOPF, 256 Seiten, L=209mm, B=147mm, H=25mm, Gew.=354gr, [GR: 12500 - HC/Kinder-/Jugendromane u. -erzählungen], [SW: - Children's 12-Up - Fiction - History], Leinen (Buchleinen, Klappentext: "A heartbreaking novel based on the true story of a World War II voyage. "In May of 1939, the "SS St. Francis "sets sail from Germany, carrying German Jews and other refugees away from Hitler's regime. The passengers believe they are bound for freedom in Cuba and eventually the United States, but not all of them are celebrating. Fifteen-year-old Thomas is anxious about his parents and didn't want to leave Germany: his father, a Jew, has been imprisoned and his mother, a Christian, is left behind, alone. Fourteen-yearold Priska has her family with her, and she's determined to enjoy the voyage, looking forward to their new lives. Based on the true story of the "MS St. Louis, "this historical young adult novel imagines two travelers and the lives they may have lived until events, and immigration laws, conspired to change their fates. Kim Ablon Whitney did meticulous research on the voyage of the "St. Louis "to craft her compelling and moving story about this little-known event in history. "From the Hardcover edition." "A heartbreaking novel based on the true story of a World War II voyage. "In May of 1939, the "SS St. Francis "sets sail from Germany, carrying German Jews and other refugees away from Hitler's regime. The passengers believe they are bound for freedom in Cuba and eventually the United States, but not all of them are celebrating. Fifteen-year-old Thomas is anxious about his parents and didn't want to leave Germany: his father, a Jew, has been imprisoned and his mother, a Christian, is left behind, alone. Fourteen-yearold Priska has her family with her, and she's determined to enjoy the voyage, looking forward to their new lives. Based on the true story of the "MS St. Louis, "this historical young adult novel imagines two travelers and the lives they may have lived until events, and immigration laws, conspired to change their fates. Kim Ablon Whitney did meticulous research on the voyage of the "St. Louis "to craft her compelling and moving story about this little-known event in history. "From the Hardcover edition."

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A heartbreaking novel based on the true story of a World War II voyage.In May of 1939, the SS St. Francis sets sail from Germany, carrying German Jews and other refugees away from Hitler’s regime. The passengers believe they are bound for freedom in Cuba and eventually the United States, but not all of them are celebrating. Fifteen-year-old Thomas is anxious about his parents and didn’t want to leave Germany: his father, a Jew, has been imprisoned and his mother, a Christian, is left behind, alone. Fourteen-yearold Priska has her family with her, and she’s determined to enjoy the voyage, looking forward to their new lives.Based on the true story of the MS St. Louis, this historical young adult novel imagines two travelers and the lives they may have lived until events, and immigration laws, conspired to change their fates. Kim Ablon Whitney did meticulous research on the voyage of the St. Louis to craft her compelling and moving story about this little-known event in history.From the Hardcover edition. Kim Ablon Whitney, Books, The Other Half Of Life: A Novel Based On The True Story Of The Ms St. Louis Books "A heartbreaking novel based on the true story of a World War II voyage. "In May of 1939, the "SS St. Francis "sets sail from Germany, carrying German Jews and other refugees away from Hitler's regime. The passengers believe they are bound for freedom in Cuba and eventually the United States, but not all of them are celebrating. Fifteen-year-old Thomas is anxious about his parents and didn't want to leave Germany: his father, a Jew, has been imprisoned and his mother, a Christian, is left behind, alone. Fourteen-yearold Priska has her family with her, and she's determined to enjoy the voyage, looking forward to their new lives. Based on the true story of the "MS St. Louis, "this historical young adult novel imagines two travelers and the lives they may have lived until events, and immigration laws, conspired to change their fates. Kim Ablon Whitney did meticulous research on the voyage of the "St. Louis "to craft her compelling and moving story about this little-known event in history. "From the Hardcover edition."

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The Other Half of Life: A Novel Based on the True Story of the MS St. Louis

"A heartbreaking novel based on the true story of a World War II voyage. "In May of 1939, the "SS St. Francis "sets sail from Germany, carrying German Jews and other refugees away from Hitler's regime. The passengers believe they are bound for freedom in Cuba and eventually the United States, but not all of them are celebrating. Fifteen-year-old Thomas is anxious about his parents and didn't want to leave Germany: his father, a Jew, has been imprisoned and his mother, a Christian, is left behind, alone. Fourteen-yearold Priska has her family with her, and she's determined to enjoy the voyage, looking forward to their new lives. Based on the true story of the "MS St. Louis, "this historical young adult novel imagines two travelers and the lives they may have lived until events, and immigration laws, conspired to change their fates. Kim Ablon Whitney did meticulous research on the voyage of the "St. Louis "to craft her compelling and moving story about this little-known event in history. "From the Hardcover edition."

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780375952197
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0375952195
Hardcover
Publishing year: 2009
Publisher: ALFRED A KNOPF
256 Pages
Weight: 0,354 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 0375952195

ISBN - alternate spelling:
0-375-95219-5, 978-0-375-95219-7


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