River's Edge

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Kensington Books, 2006 - 357 halaman
After her mother's death, Elise Braun is sent away from her native Germany to live with distant relatives in the United States. Although her father only wants to save her from the impending war and the horrors of the new regime, Elise can't help but feel abandoned. Despite the warmth of her American family, and her great gift as a pianist, Elise is haunted by loneliness and by the horrors perpetrated by the Nazis. As she grows into a beautiful, strong young woman, Elise must reconcile her love for her adoptive country and her ties to home, and find her own place in a new and tumultuous world.
 

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With Elise Braun moving to Massachusetts before the start of WWII, "River's Edge" is more of coming of age novel than a romance. Elise does fall in love with the Muller's, a distant branch of her ... Baca ulasan lengkap

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This book lended itself to great food for thought. The main character, Elise was a sweet girl, caught in the middle of WWII. She was a young German sent to live with distant relatives in America. I found this story fascinating. A great read! Baca ulasan lengkap

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Marie Bostwick was born and raised in the northwest. In the three decades since her marriage, Marie and her family have moved frequently, living in eight different states at eighteen different addresses. These experiences have given Marie a unique perspective that enables her to write about people from all walks of life and corners of the country with insight and authenticity. Marie currently resides in Portland, where she enjoys writing, spending time with family, gardening, collecting fabric, and stitching quilts. Visit her at www.mariebostwick.com.

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