The Librarian Of Burned Books : A Novel

The Librarian Of Burned Books : A Novel



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Summary: Berlin 1933: Following the success of her debut novel, American writer Althea James receives an invitation from Joseph Goebbels himself to participate in a culture exchange program in Germany. For a girl from a small town in Maine, 1933 Berlin seems to be sparklingly cosmopolitan, blossoming in the midst of a great change with the charismatic new chancellor at the helm. Then Althea meets a beautiful woman who promises to show her the real Berlin, and soon she's drawn into a group of resisters who make her question everything she knows about her hosts -- and herself. Paris 1936: She may have escaped Berlin for Paris, but Hannah Brecht discovers the City of Light is no refuge from the anti-Semitism and Nazi sympathizers she thought she left behind. Heartbroken and tormented by the role she played in the betrayal that destroyed her family, Hannah throws herself into her work at the German Library of Burned Books. Through the quiet power of books, she believes she can help counter the...  more »
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Edition Statement :

First edition.

Publication, Distribution, etc. :

New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2023]



Physical Description :

390, 16 pages ; 21 cm

Notes :
  • Includes: P.S. insights, interviews & more. Includes discussion questions.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 10-13).
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