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A thread of grace : a novel, Mary Doria Russell

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A thread of grace : a novel
Title
A thread of grace
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Mary Doria Russell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A thread of grace : a novel, Mary Doria Russell
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=047055C8-8377-48CA-BBB2-D170FDA23E85
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Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
6ocm57946085
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 430 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781588364418
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
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047055c8-8377-48ca-bbb2-d170fda23e85
Specific material designation
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Label
A thread of grace : a novel, Mary Doria Russell
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=047055C8-8377-48CA-BBB2-D170FDA23E85
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
6ocm57946085
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 430 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781588364418
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
047055c8-8377-48ca-bbb2-d170fda23e85
Specific material designation
remote

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