Publisher: Thomas Nelson on Brilliance Audio; Unabridged edition (November 3, 2015)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 9.3 MB
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A sweeping overseas love tale that celebrates the triumph of the human spirit over the inhumanities of conflict and prejudice.Six-year-old Gretl and her sister leap from a teach certain for Auschwitz, her mom and grandmother not able to squeeze among the bars masking the home windows. The daughter of a German soldier, Gretl is aware little or no approximately how her grandmother’s Jewishness introduced her first to the ghetto, then to the teach, and now, to the Polish geographical region the place she wanders, trying to find nutrition and water for her loss of life sister.Soon, Gretl unearths shelter with Jakob, a Polish freedom fighter, and his family members, the place she is sheltered till the top of the conflict. Gretl is then despatched away to a brand new existence, a brand new identify, and a brand new religion in Apartheid-era South Africa. As she comes of age during this unusual position, she confronts its prejudices as she hides the reality of her previous from her new family.When Jakob makes his approach to South Africa decades later, Gretl and Jakob are reunited in a love tale that transcends time and distance and survives the ravages of hatred and battle.