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The Kommandant's girl

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The Kommandant's girl
Call No: 813.54 J54k

Call Number813.54 J54k
Dates[2007]; ©2007
Statement of ResponsibilityPam Jenoff.
Creators & ContributorsJenoff, Pam (author)
Summary"Nineteen-year-old Emma Bau has been married only three weeks when Nazi tanks thunder into her native Poland. Within days Emma's husband, Jacob, is forced to disappear underground, leaving her imprisoned within the city's decrepit Jewish ghetto. But then, in the dead of night, the resistance smuggles her out. Taken to Kraków to live with Jacob's Catholic aunt, Krysia, Emma takes on a new identity as Anna Lipowski, a gentile. Emma's already precarious situation is complicated by her introduction to Kommandant Richwalder, a high-ranking Nazi official who hires her to work as his assistant. Urged by the resistance to use her position to access details of the Nazi occupation, Emma must compromise her safety—and her marriage vows—in order to help Jacob's cause. As the atrocities of war intensify, so does Emma's relationship with the Kommandant, building to a climax that will risk not only her double life, but also the lives of those she loves." —Back cover
Physical Description 383 pages ; 21 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherDon Mills, ON : MIRA
RecognitionGifted in 2019 by Margaret B.