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The Resource And after the fire BOOKABLE DISCUSSION LARGE PRINT, by Lauren Belfer

And after the fire BOOKABLE DISCUSSION LARGE PRINT, by Lauren Belfer

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And after the fire BOOKABLE DISCUSSION LARGE PRINT
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And after the fire BOOKABLE DISCUSSION LARGE PRINT
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by Lauren Belfer
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eng
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"The New York Times-bestselling author of A Fierce Radiance and City of Light returns with a new powerful and passionate novel--inspired by historical events--about two women, one European and one American, and the mysterious choral masterpiece by Johann Sebastian Bach that changes both their lives. In the ruins of Germany in 1945, at the end of World War II, American soldier Henry Sachs takes a souvenir, an old music manuscript, from a seemingly deserted mansion and mistakenly kills the girl who tries to stop him. In America in 2010, Henry's niece, Susanna Kessler, struggles to rebuild her life after she experiences a devastating act of violence on the streets of New York City. When Henry dies soon after, she uncovers the long-hidden music manuscript. She becomes determined to discover what it is and to return it to its rightful owner, a journey that will challenge her preconceptions about herself and her family's history--and also offer her an opportunity to finally make peace with the past. In Berlin, Germany, in 1796, amid the city's glittering salons where aristocrats and commoners, Christians and Jews, mingle freely despite simmering anti-Semitism, Sara Itzig Levy, a renowned musician, conceals the manuscript of an anti-Jewish cantata by Johann Sebastian Bach, an unsettling gift to her from Bach's son, her teacher. This work and its disturbing message will haunt Sara and her family for generations to come. Interweaving the stories of Susanna and Sara, and their families, And After the Fire traverses over two hundred years of history, from the eighteenth century through the Holocaust and into today, seamlessly melding past and present, real and imagined. Lauren Belfer's deeply researched, evocative, and compelling narrative resonates with emotion and immediacy"--
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  • ADM adult book discussion
  • Bookable discussion large print
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And after the fire BOOKABLE DISCUSSION LARGE PRINT, by Lauren Belfer
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nc
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txt
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23 cm.
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Large print edition.
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641 pages (large print)
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large print
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9781410493361
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(hardcover)
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2016021016
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rdamedia
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And after the fire BOOKABLE DISCUSSION LARGE PRINT, by Lauren Belfer
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
641 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410493361
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016021016
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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