In the tradition of The Nightingale, Sarah's Key, and Lilac Girls, comes a saga inspired by true events of a Holocaust survivor's quest to return to Poland and fulfill a promise, from Ronald H. Balson, author of the international bestseller Once We Were Brothers.
Gustav Perle grows up in a small town in Switzerland, where the horrors of the Second World War seem only a distant echo. An only child, he lives alone with Emilie, the mother he adores but who treats him with bitter severity. He begins an intense friendship with a Jewish boy his age, talented and mercurial Anton Zweibel, a budding concert pianist.
Inspired by a true story, My Mother's Secret is a captivating and ultimately uplifting tale intertwining the lives of two Jewish families in hiding from the Nazis, a fleeing German soldier, and the mother and daughter who save them all.
A dazzling debut novel about love, loss, and the courage it takes to start over.
“A taut, visceral account of a young Jewish boy’s African life . . .$18.95ISBN: 9781935604051Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Gaon Web - February 25th, 2012
Hidden Shabbat is an epic story of the women and families who kept alive their Jewish identity in the mountains of New Mexico for centuries when it was illegal at first and later socially unacceptable to be Jewish. Drawing from accounts in her own family Medina Sandoval recreates the lives that her ancestors lived. Her passion for her heritage is unmatched in New Mexico literature.$29.99ISBN: 9780062467492Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Harper - November 7th, 2017
"A Masterpiece."—The New York Times Book Review (editor's choice)$16.95ISBN: 9781590519240Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Other Press (NY) - February 27th, 2018
Now in paperback, a moving novel about a Holocaust survivor's unconventional journey back to a new normal in 1940s Savannah, Georgia$14.95ISBN: 9781567923919Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: David R. Godine Publisher - May 1st, 2009
Badenheim 1939 owes everything to its author's astonishing capacity to recreate the energies and confusions of innocent and uncomprehending victims who, always loyal to civility and social graces, fail to even dimly see the cruel terms of their imminent fate.$15.99ISBN: 9781250065858Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: St. Martin's Griffin - September 15th, 2015
From Ronald H. Balson, author of Once We Were Brothers, Saving Sophie is the powerful story of the lengths a father will go through to protect his daughter and an action-packed thriller that will take you on an unforgettable journey of murder and deception, testing the bonds of family and love.$15.00ISBN: 9780758278432Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Kensington Publishing Corporation - December 24th, 2012
A deeply moving and masterfully written story of human resilience and enduring love, The Plum Tree follows a young German woman through the chaos of World War II and its aftermath.$18.99ISBN: 9781620072851Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Curiosity Quills Press - March 20th, 2017
Kasper M tzenmacher keeps a divine "wishing hat"--a thought-operated teleportation device--locked in the wall safe of his Berlin hat shop.