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A thread of grace: a novel

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Set in Italy during the dramatic finale of World War II, this new novel is the first in seven years by the bestselling author of "The Sparrow" and "Children of God." High school & older.
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Grouped Work ID 823d4f6c-7a71-e61f-46b6-7a9931d7ad7d
Full title thread of grace
Author russell mary doria
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-24 23:14:15PM
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display_description Set in Italy during the dramatic finale of World War II, this new novel is the first in seven years by the bestselling author of The Sparrow and Children of God.

It is September 8, 1943, and fourteen-year-old Claudette Blum is learning Italian with a suitcase in her hand. She and her father are among the thousands of Jewish refugees scrambling over the Alps toward Italy, where they hope to be safe at last, now that the Italians have broken with Germany and made a separate peace with the Allies. The Blums will soon discover that Italy is anything but peaceful, as it becomes overnight an open battleground among the Nazis, the Allies, resistance fighters, Jews in hiding, and ordinary Italian civilians trying to survive.

Mary Doria Russell sets her first historical novel against this dramatic background, tracing the lives of a handful of fascinating characters. Through them, she tells the little-known but true story of the network of Italian citizens who saved the lives of forty-three thousand Jews during the war's final phase. The result of five years of meticulous research, A Thread of Grace is an ambitious, engrossing novel of ideas, history, and marvelous characters that will please Russell's many fans and earn her even more.

From the Hardcover edition.
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subject_facet Holocaust survivors -- Fiction, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Fiction, Jews -- Italy -- Fiction, Large type books, World War, 1939-1945 -- Italy -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Fiction
title_display A thread of grace : a novel
title_full A Thread of Grace, A thread of grace : a novel / Mary Doria Russell, A thread of grace [text (large print)] : a novel / Mary Doria Russell
title_short A thread of grace :
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topic_facet Fiction, Holocaust survivors, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Jews, Large type books, Literature, Rescue, Underground movements, World War, 1939-1945